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Four People with Dengue Symptoms Admitted to Srinagar Hospital

Four people with dengue symptoms have been admitted to a hospital in this summer capital Srinagar.Doctors at the Soura Institute of Medical Sciences Thursday confirmed// that they were in the emergency ward of the institute. "The samples of two of the four patients have tested negative, rulin...

Kashmir Battles Alarming Increase in Suicides

...st 12 specialist psychiatrists in the entire valley to cope with the problem. Records of the valley's only psychiatric ailments hospital in srinagar show that over 60,000 patients with psychiatric complaints visited the out patients' department in just 2006. "It is a colossal problem. Patie...

Strife in Kashmir Drives Thousands to Psychiatric Wards

...ing the Government Psychiatric Hospital in capital srinagar reveals that from a mere 775 people visiting the h...e figures available at the Psychiatric Hospital in srinagar are just the tip of the iceberg. What about those ...ails from Anantnag town and has to travel daily to srinagar to attend office. Though frisking for him is now r...

Ecologists Desperate to Save Dal Lake in Kashmir

... The world famous Dal Lake in srinagar has always been a major attraction for anyone visiting Kashmir. But increasing pollution is fast reducing its original beauty. The State au...

Jaipur Foot All Set to Launch Its Centre in Columbia

... with people flocking to it for relief from all over the country. "We receive patients from Gujarat in the west to Assam in the east, and from srinagar in the north to Kanyakumari in the south," said a BMVSS official. ...

Srinagar Plagued by Stray Dog Menace

... Residents and doctors in srinagar are quite frustrated by the large number of stray dogs on the city's street...o have been bitten by rabid dogs,' said Shafqat Khan, health officer of the srinagar Municipal Corporation. 'Most of these dog bites are because the stray...

Mental Health of Kashmiris Needs Urgent Attention: Survey

...SF report points to an acute need for a wide range of psychiatric and psychosocial support in Kashmir. There is only one mental asylum at Rainawari in srinagar to cater to the needs of the entire state. The findings of the survey reveal a bleak picture of the mental health of people in the conflict-aff...

Kashmir Grapples with Growing AIDS

...er-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) and the SMHS Hospital in srinagar belonged to the Border Security Forces (BSF) and the Central Reserve Police...e facility exists for the patients. The Government Medical College in srinagar and SKIMS only provide patients free medicines for opportunistic infections...

More People Seeking Treatment for Mental Illness in Strife-torn Kashmir

...e, an initiative of Harvard University's Kennedy School: "Eighty percent of those who seek help from mental health professionals are women. "In srinagar there is only one psychiatrist one can go to, Mushtaq Marghoob. And I usually see a long queue outside his clinic," Nayeem said. Asked if women...

HIV/AIDS on Rise in Jammu and Kashmir

... among security personnel. A majority of the cases detected in the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) and the SMHS Hospital in srinagar were those of Border Security Force (BSF) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel. "We have been conducting workshops on HIV/AIDS at t...
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