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CHK Inaugurates Foot & Wound Care Centre
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CHK Inaugurates Foot & Wound Care Centre

KARACHI: A state of the art specialized center “Dowites78 Foot & Wound Care Centre” was recently inaugurated by Dowites’ 78 Operation Theatre Welfare Society (DOTS). The Centre is located inside the premises of the Dr Ruth K M Pfau Civil Hospital (CHK), Karachi. This project is in collaboration with the CHK’s administration, a public-private partnership…

PMDC dissolution, employees’ termination; Peshawar High Court responds
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PMDC dissolution, employees’ termination; Peshawar High Court responds

PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench recently issued notifications to the ministries of national health services and law in regards to their response concerning a petition contradicting the dissolution of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council and termination of its staff members through a presidential ordinance. An employee of the dissolved PMDC, Faridullah Khan, filed…

eDoctor inaugurates 5th batch for out-of-practice female doctors
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eDoctor inaugurates 5th batch for out-of-practice female doctors

KARACHI: Female doctors who have been out of practice can now apply for the Dow University’s online re-certification courses starting from December. The university is accepting applications for its fifth batch of eDoctor, an online platform meant to bring female doctors back into the medical field. Classes are expected to start from December 25. Applications…

PMA Stakeholder’s Summit Passes Resolution Against PMC 2019
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PMA Stakeholder’s Summit Passes Resolution Against PMC 2019

MN Report KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) organized a summit to discuss Pakistan Medical Commission 2019 Ordinance and Medical Tribunal Ordinance 2019 at the PMA house, Karachi.  The stakeholders rejected government’s move of dissolving the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) as the “worst action”. They demanded immediate withdrawal of the “controversial Pakistan Medical…

Experts call for protection of family from diabetes
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Experts call for protection of family from diabetes

KARACHI: The Diabetic Association of Pakistan (DAP) and the World Health Collaborating Centre Karachi recently organized a scientific session for doctors at a local hotel in Karachi. The session began with a welcome address by Prof A Samad Shera, Secretary-General, Diabetic Association of Pakistan (DAP), Founding President, Diabetes in Asia Study Group (DASG), and Director,…

Experts urge parents to vaccinate their children against XDR typhoid
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Experts urge parents to vaccinate their children against XDR typhoid

KARACHI: Ex-President, Pakistan Pediatric Association (PPA), Sindh, Prof Dr Jamal Raza, stated that the upcoming typhoid campaign is extremely important, and the PPA urges parents to get their children vaccinated against this drug-resistant form of typhoid. He said this during a recent health reporters’ orientation session on Polio and the upcoming Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine (TCV)…

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