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CPSP President declared Quack in PMDC public notice
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CPSP President declared Quack in PMDC public notice

Karachi: Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) declared a quack of CPCP president Dr Zafarullah Choudhry, the public notice was published in a local national news paper on November 29th with titled “ Public at Large is Hereby Warned to Check Quackery” included the names of 22 distinguished consultants including Dr Zafarullah Chaudhry , Prof…

New Polio Case confirmed in Sindh
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New Polio Case confirmed in Sindh

Shikarpur: Another polio virus case has been confirmed in Sindh on Monday, the 24th of November, bringing the total number of Polio cases to 27 in 2014. Health Department officials confirmed one more Polio case in Sindh province which was reported from the Shikarpur district. Four-month old Sumera, daughter of Qadir Buksh is the latest…

Tharparkar Drought claims 80 lives in November
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Tharparkar Drought claims 80 lives in November

Mithi: Authorities of the Mithi Civil Hospital confirmed the deaths of three more infants on the 24th of November, bringing the total death toll of the calamity to 80 this month. The drought has claimed more than 300 lives so far as a result of poverty, lack of medical facilities and malnutrition. As the situation…

USAID donates 550 motorcycles to Sindh Government for Polio immunization outreach
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USAID donates 550 motorcycles to Sindh Government for Polio immunization outreach

KARACHI: Provincial Health Minister Sindh Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar on Friday said that a provision of 550 motorcycles would help improve polio immunization coverage across Sindh. He expressed these views while addressing a ceremony organized to hand over 550 motocycles donated by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to the Government of Sindh’s Department…

PMA & PDA oppose formation of Sindh Medical & Dental Council
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PMA & PDA oppose formation of Sindh Medical & Dental Council

Karachi: Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Center, PMA Karachi and Pakistan Dental Association (PDA) expressed concern on formation of Sindh Medical & Dental Council under the umbrella of the 18th constitutional amendment. An emergent meeting of PMA Centre and PMA Karachi was held at the PMA House Karachi to discuss the issue of Sindh Medical &…

Restrictions imposed on Pakistanis travelling abroad sans official Polio Certificate
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Restrictions imposed on Pakistanis travelling abroad sans official Polio Certificate

Geneva: Restrictions were imposed on Pakistanis travelling to other countries without an official Polio certificate during a meeting of the International Health Committee held in Geneva. Based on recent statistics, Pakistan was declared as a country responsible for spreading Polio worldwide, and was also held responsible for the 3 Polio cases reported in Afghanistan since…

Deceased organ donations can save thousands of lives: Experts
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Deceased organ donations can save thousands of lives: Experts

Karachi: As many as 150,000 patients die in Pakistan each year due to organ failure and majority of these deaths can be prevented if organs are available for transplantation. This was stated by experts during a  pre 11th-CRITICON Critical Care Medicine Congress’ workshop on ‘Deceased organ donor for transplantation’ organized by Centre for Organ Donation,…

Private Medical colleges only should be affiliated with medical universities operating in the public-sector
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Private Medical colleges only should be affiliated with medical universities operating in the public-sector

Governor Sindh orders universities to disaffiliate from medical colleges Karachi: The health experts held the administration of Karachi University, responsible for not establishing a medical college within the stipulated time given by Pakistan Medical Dental Council (PMDC) in 2012. Resultantly, PMDC administration under its rules and regulations, had decided to disaffiliate private medical colleges from…

Hair Transplant Surgery Gains Popularity In Pakistan
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Hair Transplant Surgery Gains Popularity In Pakistan

The once barren field that was Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s head prior to his exile, caught the attention of thousands across the country upon his return, full of dark, lustrous hair. Hair transplantation facilities and professionals existed in different parts of the country, but the procedure didn’t gain any popularity till people witnessed the results…

IBA introduces Post-Graduate Diploma in Hospital Management
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IBA introduces Post-Graduate Diploma in Hospital Management

Karachi: The Institute of Business Administration has introduced a Post Graduate Hospital Management Diploma, the first session of which will commence from January 2015. The Programme has been designed for individuals associated with medical, dental, pharmaceutical or nursing or allied fields interested in pursuing a Healthcare/Hospital Management career. It is aimed at equipping young individuals…

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