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KMC to install CCTV cameras at ASH & Sobhraj
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KMC to install CCTV cameras at ASH & Sobhraj

MN Report KARACHI- Health department of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has decided to set up monitoring system in its two hospitals – Abbasi Shaheed Hospital and Sobhraj Maternity Hospital – to check and control incidences of baby-lifting and theft of medicines. Under the monitoring plan, KMC health department would install closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in…

Establishing Swine Flu diagnosis and treatment
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Establishing Swine Flu diagnosis and treatment

Swine flu is presumptively diagnosed clinically by the patient’s history of association with people known to have the disease and their symptoms listed above. Usually, a quick test (for example, nasopharyngeal swab sample) is done to see if the patient is infected with influenza A or B virus. Most of the tests can distinguish between…

JSMU awaits permission from PMDC
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JSMU awaits permission from PMDC

Karachi: There is no positive response so far to the  request sent to Pakistan Medical & Dental Council for opening of Sindh Institute of Oral Health Dental College few months ago, this was stated by the Vice Chancellor, Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU), Prof SM Tariq Rafi. He said PMDC has recently granted permission for…

Dr Saeeda Haider’s PMDC membership restored
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Dr Saeeda Haider’s PMDC membership restored

Karachi: In response to PMDC’s suspension of membership, Dr Saeeda Haider filed a suit in the Sindh High Court and her membership has been restored by the honourable Sindh High Court, Karachi.  The membership of Dr Saeeda Haider has been restored through a court order dated 25-2-15 vide suit number 303/2015.

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PMA lashes out at PMDC for harassing doctors

Karachi: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has made it mandatory for all doctors to provide CME/CDE certificates for renewal of licences to practice. The Central Council of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) took a serious notice of Pakistan Medical & Dental Council’s (PMDC) harassment and humiliating policy against the doctors regarding the registration and…

PMA lashes out at PMDC for harassing doctors
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PMA lashes out at PMDC for harassing doctors

Karachi: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has made it mandatory for all doctors to provide CME/CDE certificates for renewal of licences to practice. The Central Council of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) took a serious notice of Pakistan Medical & Dental Council’s (PMDC) harassment and humiliating policy against the doctors regarding the registration and…

PMDC makes BDS 5 year against the wishes of dental Community
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PMDC makes BDS 5 year against the wishes of dental Community

LAHORE: In a surprise move the Executive Committee of the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) has accorded approval to the proposal seeking increase in duration of the Bachelors of Dental Surgery (BDS) programme by one year, bringing it on a par with the five-year MBBS degree programme. The last meeting held at the Governor’s…

Dow gets another PVC
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Dow gets another PVC

Karachi: Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) administration has appointed another pro-vice chancellor on the same post as Prof Dr Umer Farooq after failure to remove him. The new PVC at Dow University is Prof Dr Muhammad Masroor and the Governor of Sindh has also issued notification in this regard. It has reliably been learnt…

SHC suspends DRAPs freeze on drug prices.
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SHC suspends DRAPs freeze on drug prices.

KARACHI – A ruling was given by a divisional bench of Sindh High Court (SHC) headed by Justice Aqeel Abbasi, to suspend the freeze on drug prices placed by Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan (DRAP). The ruling came in response to a constitutional petition filed by Pharma Bureau Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (PPMA) and the Pakistan…

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