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KMDC’s Dean of Pathology shot dead
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KMDC’s Dean of Pathology shot dead

KMDC’s Dean of Medicine -Prof. Javed Qazi shot dead in Nazimabad. The Dean of Medicine at Karachi Medical and Dental College – Professor Javed Iqbal Qazi was brutally murdered in a targeted attack in Nazimabad area of Karachi. Professor Qazi’s driver was also critically injured, bearing two bullet wounds in this attack and was taken…

New lethal strain of Bird Flu (H7N9) in China
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New lethal strain of Bird Flu (H7N9) in China

Hong Kong – January 2014 – Towards the end of 2013, a 39 year old resident of Guangdong province in China, named Mr. He began suffering from flu symptoms. Mr. He – a furniture factory owner, had always enjoyed good health, so he took it as a normal flu attack, without worrying much. However, a…

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PMDC rejects allegations of illegal elections

PMDC rejects allegations of illegal elections and appointments February 2014: Executive Members of Pakistan Medical & Dental College (PMDC) called on a Press Briefing to respond to the allegations concerning Illegal election and appointments and FIR against them for allegedly preparing a fake gazette notification about their election and presenting it before a parliamentary committee….

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Amendments in PMDC laws for restructuring

New Amendments in PMDC act for restructuring and revamping The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on National Health Services, Regulations and Co-ordination (NHSR&C) has recommended new amendments to Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) Act to restructure and revamp the council and improve its performance. Earlier, a sub-committee under Zulfiqar Ali Bhatti presented a report on…

Report on Diabetes in Lahore
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Report on Diabetes in Lahore

‘Around One Million Lahore-ites are suffering from Diabetes’  From MNA Butt LAHORE – 9th Feb, 2014: As many as 100,000 citizens of Lahore are suffering from diabetes and this figure may increase in future, if it is not managed properly. This was learned through available data at the Diabetes Management Centre of Services Hospital Lahore….

Dow University establishes Club-Foot Ponseti – Free Clinic‏
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Dow University establishes Club-Foot Ponseti – Free Clinic‏

Dow University establishes Club-Foot Ponseti Clinic for FREE treatment of children with congenital clubfoot disease. KARACHI, 2nd February 2014: Foot deformities are very common in newborn children. Globally, 2 out of 1000 children are affected from it. This deformity is more in boys as compared to girls. The majority of foot deformity can be treated…

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PMA objects to the redundant creation of HEC Sindh

Pakistan Medical Association, Karachi is extremely concerned about the neo-formation of Higher Education Commission – Sindh, in the presence of HEC at Federal level. It will only produce confusion in Higher Education in the Sindh Province. The idea of Provincial HEC is not acceptable and it seems that Provincial Government is acting without proper consultation and…

SC seeks report on doctors safety in Baluchistan‏
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SC seeks report on doctors safety in Baluchistan‏

ISLAMABAD- The Supreme Court directed the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Interior to submit comprehensive report over the prevailing law and order situation in the Balochistan province. The three-member bench of the apex court was headed by Justice Nasir-ul- Mulk who resumed the hearing of this case. Attorney for Balochistan government Shahid Hamid apprised…

AKUH Hyderabad launches cardiology
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AKUH Hyderabad launches cardiology

Aga Khan Hospital introduces cardiology services in Hyderabad Hyderabad, January 29, 2014: Expanding its range of services to patients in interior Sindh, the Aga Khan University Hospital has introduced specialist cardiology services in Hyderabad. Cardiac clinics by cardiologists from AKUH, Karachi will be available at the Aga Khan Maternal and Child Care Centre. Diagnostic services…

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