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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…

70% children in Pakistan unvaccinated: Prof Memon
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70% children in Pakistan unvaccinated: Prof Memon

KARACHI– President, Pakistan Pediatric Association (PPA), Center, Prof Dr Iqbal Memon has revealed that over 70 percent children still remain deprived of.routine vaccination in Pakistan annually and elimination of various vaccine-preventable diseases will not be possible until we bring the routine vaccination coverage level to atleast 85 or 90 percent. Prof Iqbal Memon said federal…

Dengue took 15 lives in Karachi during 2014
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Dengue took 15 lives in Karachi during 2014

KARACHI – Dr Shakeel Aamir Mullick – Provincial Program Manager, Dengue Prevention and Control Program Sindh, revealed that 15 people had died from deadly dengue viral fever in 2014 and all cases were reported in Karachi. Dr Shakeel Mullick while talking to the media said; 15 people had died from dengue viral fever, since 1st…

Religious scholars support polio vaccination
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Religious scholars support polio vaccination

  KARACHI – Dean of Religious Studies Faculty, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST),Prof Abdul Rasheed has stated that; Around the world, religious scholars and leading Muslim health practitioners have successfully prevented their  young generations from the crippling polio disease in their respective countries,  by accepting the effectiveness of the vaccine, but…

PhD Scholars win global accolades for Pakistan
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PhD Scholars win global accolades for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – It was recently announced by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) that more than 13,350 Pakistani scholars have been successful in completing their PhD, Dental News learnt from official sources. According to media reports and the statistics released by HEC; 3,925 students have completed their PhD degrees at foreign institutions and 8,734 at local…

FDA approves new medication for Ovarian Cancer
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FDA approves new medication for Ovarian Cancer

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug that has shown promising results against one of the most common cancers in women, the Ovarian Cancer. The drug known as olaparib, which is to be marketed as Lynparza was part of a clinical trial whereby it successfully shrank and even eliminated various ovarian tumors…

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