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Maggi Noodles; To eat or not to eat?
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Maggi Noodles; To eat or not to eat?

New Dehli: With Nestle India early on Friday said it was withdrawing Maggi noodles in the country amid nation-wide scrutiny over more-than-permissible limits of lead, but continued to maintain it was safe and that it would be back on store shelves soon, will Nestle Pakistan follow suit or issue a confirmation that it does not…

International standards implementation in PMDC operations
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International standards implementation in PMDC operations

By Our Staff Reporter ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) was recently visited by a delegation of the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER). According to a news report; The aim of the visit was to evaluate whether the PMDC is following the guidelines and international standards provided…

World Leprosy Day 2015
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World Leprosy Day 2015

  MN Report KARACHI- Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre (MALC) is working for the elimination of Leprosy, TB and Blindness from Pakistan besides community developments for the last 56 years and since inception more than 56,500 leprosy patients has been registered out of which 98 percent of patients is treated free of cost in 157 Leprosy…

IPA envisions FDA for better enforcement
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IPA envisions FDA for better enforcement

By Our Correspondent INDIA- The central government of India has been urged by the Indian Pharmacist Association (IPA); to create a separate Department of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in India, which can be governed by the ministry of health and family welfare. This model has been adopted in Goa, Maharashra and Gujarat, and resulted…

Medical graduates from China at PMDC’s mercy
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Medical graduates from China at PMDC’s mercy

  Islamabad: PMDC reluctant to enlist doctors who graduated Sino-Pak ties likely to brace rare ‘diplomatic storm’ over issue. Despite issuing NoCs, PMDC adamant not to implement court judgments. The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council’s (PMDC) has refused to register 200 medical graduates from 7 leading Chinese universities who successfully completed MBBS after obtaining NOC…

Success in Leprosy Elimination from Pakistan
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Success in Leprosy Elimination from Pakistan

KARACHI- Leprosy elimination is successfully being achieved in Pakistan, however elimination does not mean that disease has been eradicated from the country as there are many challenges in terms of physical and social rehabilitation, which will go on even in the post elimination phase. These views were expressed by speakers while addressing the Annual Function…

More than 300 Polio cases reported in Pakistan in 2014
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More than 300 Polio cases reported in Pakistan in 2014

KARACHI- After the reporting of six new polio cases across Pakistan the total polio cases in 2014 reached 303, a health official confirmed recently. In the last days of 2014, two new polio cases were reported from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, two from Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA)/ and one each from Sindh and Punjab province. In…

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