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YDA to protest against registration delays at PMDC
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YDA to protest against registration delays at PMDC

LAHORE : The Young Doctors’ Association-Punjab has expressed its concerns about the non-strategic and ineffective way, in which the Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) has been dealing with the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). The YDA has stated that CPSP has shown a weak stance and poor performance…

Foreign Medical grads to be tested by PMDC next month
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Foreign Medical grads to be tested by PMDC next month

ISLAMABAD : The next examination for the registration of foreign qualified doctors and dentists in Islamabad will be conducted by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council next month.   “The Step I and Step II medical and dental examinations of the National Examination Board is being planned to be held on 10th August, if the…

Pregnant travelers should not take Polio vaccine – Gynaecologists
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Pregnant travelers should not take Polio vaccine – Gynaecologists

Islamabad : The World Health Organization is being questioned by Pakistan’s Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSRC) to provide scientific evidence and clarify the issue of the safety of administering Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) to pregnant women traveling abroad from Pakistan. There is a major confusion prevailing, as the WHO guidelines state…

2000 FCPS Degrees Awarded without Examination
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2000 FCPS Degrees Awarded without Examination

ISLAMABAD: The CPSP has awarded 2000 FCPS degrees without any formal examination. When contacted by Medical News Pakistan, an official of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) said that these were honorary degrees, which were awarded to recognize the efforts of renowned professionals. CPSP is known to have a very stringent training and examination…

Admission tests for medical colleges on 31 Aug.
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Admission tests for medical colleges on 31 Aug.

LAHORE : Aspiring medical students in Punjab can look forward to the entry exams for granting admissions into medical and dental colleges soon. The entry test for public and private sector institutions will be conducted on 31st August in 13 cities.According to media reports; Entrance test kits would be available at the University of Health…

Balochistan poor healthcare
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Balochistan poor healthcare

QUETTA : Balochistan being the largest but the most socially deprived province of Pakistan, is never able to attract the kind of economic and developmental attention it deserves from the national leadership and it’s own political governments. According to a recent report in the media; The Provincial Health Minister  – Rehmat Saleh Baloch is often…

CPSP meets to discuss delayed Dr. registrations
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CPSP meets to discuss delayed Dr. registrations

Islamabad- Over 700 Fellows of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) have been facing serious problems in their professional lives for nearly seven months, as they are not getting their registrations from the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC). Recently, a meeting was held in this regard at the CPSP, attended by the members…

This years Polio count reaching 100
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This years Polio count reaching 100

LANDI KOTAL: The unvaccinated children in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) are continuously creating challenges for the global initiative for polio eradication. The National Institute of Health, Islamabad has recently confirmed 3 new polio cases in Khyber Agency, while several other cases were detected over the past couple of weeks, in other parts of the…

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