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HOs and PGs of Abbasi Shaheed demand their due salaries
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HOs and PGs of Abbasi Shaheed demand their due salaries

The house officers and postgraduate doctors at Abbasi Shaheed Hospital Karachi continue their protest over non-payment of stipends for several months. The protesters were carrying banners and placards inscribed with different slogans. Some doctors forcibly closed the OPD doors. Later, the protesting doctors blocked the main entrance of Abbasi Shaheed Hospital and chanted slogans against…

Former VC Baqai, Gen. Dr Azhar passes away
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Former VC Baqai, Gen. Dr Azhar passes away

Prof. Lt. Gen. Dr Syed Azhar Ahmed, former Vice-Chancellor, Baqai Medical University passed away in the evening of March 21st, in the USA, where he was receiving treatment for his unstable health condition. Dr Azhar was and continues to be a celebrated asset of Pakistan. He had been awarded with prestigious awards, inlcuding Hilal-e-Imtiaz  and Sitara-e-Basalat,…

NICVD, Sukkur gets electrophysiology lab facility & 2nd cath lab
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NICVD, Sukkur gets electrophysiology lab facility & 2nd cath lab

Sukkur: The Executive Director of the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD), Prof Nadeem Qamar inaugurated an electrophysiology lab and the second catheterization (cath) lab at the NICVD’s Sukkur Satellite Center. He stated that these new facilities would now facilitate a more significant number of patients who require pacemakers, ICDs, and other implants and angioplasties…

PMDC council sans Sindh, Balochistan representation
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PMDC council sans Sindh, Balochistan representation

ISLAMABAD: Federal Government’s recent notification regarding PMDC council members has been heavily criticized for not including representation from Sindh and Balochistan. This is in violation of the PM&DC rules, according to which two members belonging to clinical and basic sciences from each province must be included. Moreover, one member, a dental professional, is to be…

CPSP to announce two new fellowship programs in eye surgery
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CPSP to announce two new fellowship programs in eye surgery

Karachi: The College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) is scheduled to introduce two new fellowship programs in cataract and refractive surgery covering corneal and external eye diseases. According to statistics, two of the major causes behind blindness in Pakistan are cataract (51%) and corneal opacity (11%). The Vice President of CPSP, Prof Khalid Masood…

DUHS introduces E-Doctor Program
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DUHS introduces E-Doctor Program

KARACHI: The Vice Chancellor of the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), Prof Mohammad Saeed Quraishy, stated that after the successful completion of the “E-Doctors” Program, other technical programs, including an E-Dental Doctor program, will soon be started; the work on which has almost been completed. He announced during the certificate distribution ceremony of the…

Dr Adib Rizvi honored with BAUS membership
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Dr Adib Rizvi honored with BAUS membership

KARACHI: The British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) has conferred an honorary membership to Dr Adib Rizvi, the Director of Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) and one of the country’s eminent surgeons. The membership of BAUS is considered to be the most prestigious honor which is awarded to an outstanding urologist. The honorary…

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