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Experts focuses on modern ENT surgery techniques
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Experts focuses on modern ENT surgery techniques

KARACHI: The International conference on ENT titled ‘The 3rd RhinoCon 2020’ hosted by the Society of Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery was recently held at a local hotel over the weekend. Around 400 head & neck surgeons from all over Pakistan gathered in Karachi for the conference to learn latest surgery techniques from international…

‘Cancer is not a death sentence’
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‘Cancer is not a death sentence’

KARACHI: The 56th Public Awareness Seminar on “Breast Cancer” was recently held at the Dr Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research (PCMD), University of Karachi. The Dr Panjwani Center and the Virtual Education Project Pakistan (VEPP) jointly organized the seminar. Dr Rufina Soomro, a professor of Surgery at the Liaquat National Hospital spoke…

BUMHS students, employees continue staging protest
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BUMHS students, employees continue staging protest

QUETTA: The students and employees of the Bolan University of Medical and Health Sciences continued their protest in front of the Balochistan Assembly recently. Meanwhile, the protesters who had been arrested the other day were released on the orders of Home Minister Mir Ziaullah Langove. “All arrested students and employees of the university were released…

Experts call for systematic approach to reduce injury deaths
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Experts call for systematic approach to reduce injury deaths

Karachi: The inaugural session of the 5th AKU Annual Surgical Conference titled ‘Trauma: Striving for Change’ was recently organized by the Department of Surgery at the Aga Khan University in Karachi, offers unparalleled hands-on and didactic learning opportunities, timely discourse on the most relevant surgical practices and research, and networking with peers. AKU’s Annual Surgical…

Isra University celebrates the graduation of 249 students
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Isra University celebrates the graduation of 249 students

KARACHI: the 5th Convocation of Isra University (IU) was recently held with full zeal and enthusiasm. The event was presided by Dr Asadullah Kazi, Chancellor, Isra University. , Prof Dr Abdul Rashid Shaikh, Vice-Chancellor, Isra University was also present besides the dignitaries, faculty members, parents, and a large number of students in the occasion. The…

‘H1N1 virus was more deadly than Coronavirus’
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‘H1N1 virus was more deadly than Coronavirus’

KARACHI: An interactive seminar named “CORONAVIRUS: World under Deadly Threat?” was recently organized by the Ziauddin University (ZU) to raise awareness about the disease. Dr Sara Salman, Head of the Sindh Sub-Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) chaired the seminar. Dr Nida Hussain, Pro-Chancellor, Ziauddin University, Dr Samreen Sarfaraz, Consultant, Infectious Diseases, Indus Hospital,…

PMC cannot guarantee ‘foreign degree’ recognition in Pakistan
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PMC cannot guarantee ‘foreign degree’ recognition in Pakistan

Islamabad: Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) secretary, Arsalan Hyder recently declared in an official communication that PMC has warned that any admission obtained by a Pakistani student in a foreign college will happen solely at their own risk and cost. “Pakistani students seeking admission to a foreign medical college or institution are put on notice that…

‘Ablution is most effective against coronavirus’
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‘Ablution is most effective against coronavirus’

LAHORE: A training workshop was recently organized at University of Health Sciences, Lahore. The event was attended by veteran virologist Prof Waheed-uz-Zaman Tariq, Head of Infectious Diseases’ department, Chughtai Institute of Pathology, UHS Vice Chancellor, Prof Javed Akram, Director General Health Services Punjab, Dr Haroon Jahangi. Dr Sidra Saleem, Head of UHS Microbiology department and…

Event to highlight innovative solutions to counter disasters
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Event to highlight innovative solutions to counter disasters

Karachi:  A three-day hackathon was held recently at Aga Khan University’s Institute for Educational Development. The event gathered students, teachers, engineers and experts from a variety of fields to design cost-effective and locally-relevant solutions. The event aimed to enhance the ability of schools to manage natural and man-made disasters. The event was organised by AKU’s…

Ziauddin University welcomes new batch
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Ziauddin University welcomes new batch

KARACHI: The orientation ceremony of the Ziauddin University MBBS Batch XXV was recently held, at the Abul Hasan Jafarey Auditorium, Ziauddin University, Clifton Campus. Dr Nida Hussain, Pro-Chancellor, Prof Dr Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddiqui, Vice-Chancellor, Dr Abbas Zafar, Dean, Faculty Health Sciences, and Dr Nuzhat Hassan, Principal, Medical College, Ziauddin University, addressed the students of…

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