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Senate panel asks for dismissal of PMDC
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Senate panel asks for dismissal of PMDC

ISLAMABAD– Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat has suggested that the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council should be closed down, because of its disappointing performance. According to reports; Committee chair Senator Kalsoom Parveen said that future of thousands of medical students studying at private medical colleges is at stake due to flawed PMDC policies. She…

Provincial Medical & Dental Councils – a threat to PMDC’s “National status”
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Provincial Medical & Dental Councils – a threat to PMDC’s “National status”

LAHORE – Another threat to the “National Status” of the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) is expected to arise, due to the proposal being discussed by the Punjab government to establish the “Punjab Medical and Dental Council”. According to reports; The Sindh government has already established the “Sindh Medical and Dental Council (SM&DC)”, challenging…

Congo Fever patients admitted to JPMC
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Congo Fever patients admitted to JPMC

Karachi: Two more people suffering from Congo Crimean Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) were admitted in the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center bringing the total of identified CCHF patients, to 8. The Joint Executive Director & In-charge Emergency Department, Dr Seemin Jamali confirmed that two patients with Congo fever were admitted in the hospital and condition of one…

Lack of oxygen supply claims lives of five Larkana infants
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Lack of oxygen supply claims lives of five Larkana infants

KARACHI: According to a report, five young children died at the children’s ward, Chandka Medical College Hospital in Larkana on December 13th because of inadequate oxygen supply. One of the five children was two years of age when he breathed his last, while the other four were new born babies. The Medical Superintendent of the…

Findings of the National Drug Use Survey 2013 revealed
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Findings of the National Drug Use Survey 2013 revealed

Karachi: On the 11th of December, the Drug Abuse in Pakistan 2013 Survey Report was launched in Karachi according to which it was revealed that individuals between the ages of 15 and 64 in the country suffer from dire consequences of drug abuse. According to the findings of the report, approximately 6.7 million adults in…

LUMHS doctors denied access to Tharparkar affectees
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LUMHS doctors denied access to Tharparkar affectees

Tharparkar: The team of LUMHS doctors sent to Thasparkar to treat children suffering from malnourishment was sent back by the authorities yesterday. It is learnt that the team of doctors was sent by the VC Prod Naushad under the directives of the Governor Sindh , however the reason for turning them back and not allowing…

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