May 21, 2018 12:27 AM

    Kashmir doctors to protest from May 22

    Doctors across Kashmir will observe token strikes from 22 May in response to a protest calendar issued today by Doctor’s Association Kashmir (DAK) against state government’s apathy towards fulfilling their demands.

    May 21, 2018 12:27 AM

    Doctor forgets sponge in woman’s body, sepsis kills her

    A 48-year-old woman died on Sunday due to medical negligence by the doctors at Kishtwar hospital, who operated upon the woman a month ago and forgot to remove a medical sponge, used in the operation, from her body.

    May 21, 2018 12:27 AM

    SDH Khansahib without regular power supply, patients suffer

    Patients and attendants visiting the Sub-district Hospital Khansahib in Budgam district on Friday said the hospital administration has failed to ensure uninterrupted power supply in the hospital which had severely affected patient care and forced many patients to get costly treatment in private hospitals.

    May 21, 2018 12:27 AM

    144 percent rise in cancer cases in Valley in a decade

    A cancer expert at Kashmir’s premier medical institution has described a 144-percent rise in the number of cancer cases in Kashmir during the past decade as an “epidemic”.