Communication gag compounds miseries of Injured, Patients

The trauma of injured and their families is multiplying manifold with communication embargo enforced in Kashmir for the past 11 days making treatment seeking, logistic arrangement difficult and even creating impediments in hospital functioning. On Wednesday, a young man from a village ’25 km off Kupwara’ with pellet injury in eye pleaded before another getting discharged from the hospital: “Please stop your vehicle at my village and whosoever you meet on road, give them this letter.” “The villagers will in turn hand this letter to my family,” the young man…

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Ganderbal hospitals lack heating arrangements, patients, staff suffer

Hospitals in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district are without any proper heating arrangements due to which patients and hospitals staff is facing immense inconveniences. People in Ganderbal town  said patients admitted in the hospital shiver and are forced to leave the hospital due to non availability of proper heating system in hospital. People said that though the hospitals except Trauma Hospital Kangan which has central heating system installed, lack any central heating system. The authorities have failed to make any alternate heating arrangements in the hospitals, people said. Chief Medical Officer…

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