Full Coverage - Kashmir Health Scare
The whole of Jammu has only two neurosurgeons and they don''t get even the basic infrastructure like operation theatres on time to operate upon the patients.
Wednesday , 4 March '09Dreams attached to the new hospital have started fading and many believe that this hospital will take another two decades to complete.
Wednesday , 4 March '09J-K''s showpiece healthcare institute, the upcoming Institute of Traumatology and Allied Super Specialties will end up as another no-use city hospital if the flawed polices of the administration get implemented.
Tuesday , 3 March '09After the kidney transplant racket was busted in Gurgaon last year, the first thing Jammu and Kashmir government did was to close down its one of a kind eye bank at the Government Medical College, Jammu.
Monday , 2 March '09The district hospital in Baramulla is suffering from shortage of both doctors and equipment. Doctors are lost to private practice and equipment to lack of doctors.
Monday , 2 March '09Facing staff shortage, Medical Council of India has asked the state government to stop admitting students to the 3-year degree in MD Paediatrics with the Government Medical College and Hospital.
Saturday , 28 February '09Mir''s father is writhing in pain as he bleeds profusely and there are little chances that he may survive in absence of the emergency medical aid.
Friday , 27 February '09When Anbumani Ramadoss promised Rs 50 crore for up gradation of Kashmir's only maternity facility the Lal Ded Hospital – in 2007, there was hope for change. Two years later, even that hope has died.
Thursday , 26 February '09To put the health care system in Kashmir back on track, the government urgently needs to make District Hospitals operational and thus decentralize the otherwise Srinagar-centric healthcare.
Thursday , 26 February '09The only tertiary childcare hospital in the valley that caters to children of the age group 0-15 years has been downsized from 175 beds to 135 beds.
Thursday , 26 February '09In this hospital, where doctors have often been accused of negligence one frequently witnesses quarrels between doctors and the attendants of the patients.
Thursday , 26 February '09The state's first health clinic which was to cater exclusively to needs of the government employees and was opened in the Government Medical College, Jammu has long been shut.
Wednesday , 25 February '09For the past more than a week now, the administration of the valley's lone tertiary care hospital is issuing advertisements worth lakhs of rupees to portray a positive image of the institute and calls for 'restraint''.
Wednesday , 25 February '09The Valley's only children hospital is in dire need of cleaning but shortage of sweepers and almost no cleaning material makes things worse.
Wednesday , 25 February '09It is only in case of emergencies that the patients get operated immediately, for all other surgeries they have to wait for months or even years together.
Tuesday , 24 February '09When the Valley''s lone children''s hospital got a fresh building inside G B Panth hospital in 2006 it was thought that its miseries would be over, but this is far from true.
Tuesday , 24 February '09Allocated in 2005, Rs 85 lakh meant for the Waste management of the valley's biggest maternity hospital, Lal Ded, is stuck in the Government Medical College's (GMC) J&K bank account.
Tuesday , 24 February '09The academic training of the medical students at Government Medical College (GMC) is suffering as some senior faculty members prefer their private clinics to teaching in the class.
Tuesday , 24 February '09The SMHS hospital lacks a proper waste management plan putting the lives of thousands of patients and sanitation workers at risk.
Tuesday , 24 February '09In Lal Ded hospital, valley's only maternity hospital, corruption is not an evil but an institution. There are set rates of bribes for everything in the hospital.
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