HEALTH KASHMIR 

Kashmiri Neurosurgeon Helps Save Israeli Conjoined Twins

Dr. Noor Ul Owase Jeelani, a world renowned pediatric neurosurgeon in the UK has helped a group of Israeli doctors to successfully save a pair of twins conjoined at the head. This was the first time that Dr. Noor Ul Owase Jeelani, who was born in Kashmir and works at London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital, agreed to carry out such a surgery outside the UK when contacted by doctors at Israel’s Soroka hospital, according to a report in The Times of Israel (TOI). Jeelani said, from a doctor’s point of…

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HEALTH LIFE STYLE 

Srinagar Master Plan: City to get 4 state-of-art Trauma Hospitals.

The Srinagar Master Plan 2035, is taking steps to ensure less referrals from other districts and develop a vigourous healthcare system by proposing four state-of-art trauma units to be established in four directions of the city. Read Also: Srinagar Metropolitan Region plan proposes at least 11 additional colleges by 2035 Kashmir to get 4 new bus terminals, as per Srinagar Master plan Srinagar Master Plan: City to get 7 more grade separators “The City is strategically located at the centre of Kashmir valley making it accessible from all the districts…

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EDUCATION HEALTH 

Boost for Academics: 39 more seats approved for GMCs, Dist hospitals of J&K

Medical academics in J&K is set for a boost as the National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) has approved 39 more seats for Government Medical Colleges (GMC) and District Hospitals. Health officials concerned with the development said out of the 39 sanctioned seats, 17 seats are post MBBS DNB seats and 22 are post MBBS Diploma seats. “With this, the total P.G  seats approval for J&K has risen to 124 (102 DNB and 22 Diploma) and this is over and above the DM/MCH and MD/MS courses already being…

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HEALTH 

SKIMS partners with Medtronic to Open Surgical Skills Lab in Srinagar

Sher-I-Kashmir Institute Of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) and India Medtronic Private Limited have announced opening of a new Surgical Skill Lab at SKIMS. The lab was e-inaugurated by Hon’ble Chief Secretary UT, J&K, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta (IAS) in the presence of Director SKIMS/EOSG, Dr. A.G Ahan gar, Prashant Krishnan, Sr. Director, Surgical and ENT Therapies, Medtronic India and other key dignitaries.  Expanding on its commitment to address capacity and awareness barriers, the Surgical Skill Lab will help in the training and development of young surgeons in the Union Territory of Jammu…

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HEALTH 

Here Is How To Book Your Vaccine Slots On WhatsApp.

In order to achieve the goal of vaccinating all adults in the country by the end of this year, government has introduced booking of vaccine slots on WhatsApp. Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya tweeted “Paving a new era of citizen convenience. Now, book COVID-19 vaccine slots easily on your phone within minutes.” “Send ‘Book Slot’ to MyGovIndia Corona Helpdesk on WhatsApp. Verify OTP. Follow the steps,” he further wrote, along with a link.  By following the steps, relevant details can be fetched from CoWIN, the government portal that links every vaccine dose…

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