National News, News / July 20, 2019 PMA objects to unconstitutional PMDC decisions

KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) recently expressed its concern over the practice of taking unconstitutional decisions by the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC). We reiterate to run the affairs of the PMDC according to its constitution. Secretary-General, Pakistan Medical Association, Dr S M Qaisar Sajjad, in his statement said that the PMA is...

News / July 20, 2019 Chairman HEC Sindh advises universities to become self-sustaining

KARACHI: “As you know, the financial situation of the country is bad, so there will be cuts in universities’ funding too. Many universities will not be able to sustain themselves because they have no other sources of funding, and they depend totally on the government. All universities in the world have to develop methods to...

Colleges, Events / July 19, 2019 141 graduates awarded degrees at Bahria University Convocation

Karachi: The 6th Convocation of the Bahria University Medical & Dental College (BUMDC) was held to commemorate the academic accomplishments of its medical and dental students. Students were honored with medals and merit certificates for their outstanding achievements in their academic careers at the Convocation. Minister of State for Health, Dr Zafar Mirza, graced the...

News, Research / July 19, 2019 Two-thirds of Global South hypertension sufferers missing treatment

Press Release Healthcare in low- and middle-income countries is poorly prepared for the increasing number of people with high blood pressure, with more than two-thirds of people affected going without treatment – a new study reveals. Researchers studied health data for one million people in the Global South, discovering that less than half of those...

News / July 17, 2019 Medical/Dental Colleges entrance test on Aug 25th

Islamabad : The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council Admission Board has announced one single date i.e. August 25, 2019, for the holding of the MDCAT entry test across Pakistan for admission to all medical and dental colleges. For the first time, the MDCAT entry test will take place the same date across Pakistan, including provinces...

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PMA objects to unconstitutional PMDC decisions

KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) recently expressed its concern over the practice of taking unconstitutional decisions by the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC). We reiterate to run the affairs of the PMDC according to its constitution. Secretary-General, Pakistan Medical Association, Dr S M Qaisar Sajjad, in his statement said that the PMA is...

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Divisional commissioners urge to launch drive against stray-dogs  

KARACHI: Director General, Health Services Sindh, urged the all divisional commissioners of the Sindh province to launch a reliable and effective campaign against stray dogs to decrease the caseload/ burden on the health facilities of the division. Director General, Health Services Sindh, Dr Masood Ahmed Solangi, instructed the all divisional commissioners including Commissioner Karachi, Commissioner...
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Searle announces the acquisition of OBS Pakistan

KARACHI: One of Pakistan’s leading pharmaceutical companies, the Searle company Ltd., recently announced that it is acquiring OBS Pakistan Ltd. A recently issued statement said that Searle had been a US-based multinational company as it was acquired by IBL Group in 1993 and listed in the Pakistan Stock Exchange. The latest acquisition will strengthen Searle’s...

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141 graduates awarded degrees at Bahria University Convocation

Karachi: The 6th Convocation of the Bahria University Medical & Dental College (BUMDC) was held to commemorate the academic accomplishments of its medical and dental students. Students were honored with medals and merit certificates for their outstanding achievements in their academic careers at the Convocation. Minister of State for Health, Dr Zafar Mirza, graced the...

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