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Happy Diwali at Kulhama

Kulhama was another village devastated with floods in the Kasmir valley. As the team of our doctors arrived there, the smile on the people’s faces charged us up. A health sub centre at Kulhama was where we were asked to start the medical camp. Some local people offered their help for patient registrations. Soon the […]

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Bringing warmth on a cold night

Amma has sent thousands of blankets to Kashmir. Delayed in the same traffic jam that stopped our medical vehicles, they have just arrived as the weather is turning colder. District Magistrate Shah Faesal is directing us to more remote villages where people have received no aid at all. We pass large areas around Lake Wullar […]

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Our Mother Tounge is Love

While some of our doctors started seeing patients in Sub district hospital, others were directed to Primary Health Center in Ashtangoo. After an hour of drive, the team went through an uphill trek. Our team of doctors started patient diagnosis and disbursing the medicines. Soon we were directed to another area in plains – Ashtangoo […]

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Kashmiri Nurses

Throughout Kashmir, we have been assisted by wonderful local volunteers. Few patients speak Hindi, so there is nearly always someone sitting with each doctor, translating to Urdu. They also help speed the flow at the pharmacy, where proper instructions are essential. At Community Health Center Magam, a cadre of nurses took a more active role. […]

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Mobile Telemedicine Unit

The medical team in Jammu Kashmir with the Tele Medicine unit I have shown you earlier the blood testing that is done in the Mobile TeleMedicine Bus non stop during each Medical Camp. EKG Heart Testing Packed in the same small space are many other diagnostic capabilities including: Ultra Sound scanning for kidney stones. Dr. […]

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Cow whisperers in Kashmir

Although he spends most of his time working in the pharmacy, Dr. Ratish is also our staff veterinarian. Many animals were lost in the floods and far more are severely stressed. A few find their way to our medical camps where expert help is provided. Seva with Amma transports us out of our personal comfort […]

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Mobile Pharmacy in Jammu kashmir

Always working in cramped quarters, the pharmacy is our busiest department. Everyone is doing double duty as it is staffed by a dentist, veterinarian, nurse, doctor, and EMT. In addition to allopathic drugs, we are providing a large amount of nutritional support for both children and adults. The clinic shown above was held in a […]

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