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KMC Professor, Dr Mohammad Ismail lost life in car accident
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KMC Professor, Dr Mohammad Ismail lost life in car accident

Karachi: According to sources, Dr Mohammad Ismail Salim Memon, Assistant Professor, Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Khairpur Medical College recently lost life in a car accident.  The Publisher, Editor and the staff of Medical News Pakistan express their heartfelt condolences on the sad demise of Dr Mohammad Ismail Salim Memon and pray that God gives…

Clinical trial of the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) initiates at PCMD
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Clinical trial of the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) initiates at PCMD

KARACHI: Dr Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research (PCMD),  University of Karachi has initiated the”Jinhua Qinggan Granules” in Pakistan for the treatment of COVID-19 mild patients. Director of the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi, and COMSTECH Coordinator-General Prof. Dr M. Iqbal Choudhary expressed these views while speaking…

PMC stopped universities to conduct MDCAT immediately
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PMC stopped universities to conduct MDCAT immediately

ISLAMABAD: Under the act of Pakistan Medical Commission 2020, universities all over the country were stopped immediately from taking Medical and Dental Colleges Admission Test (MDCAT) and suspending the National Examination Board (NEB) exam. This step left many aspiring students taken back by the decision, as no new date has been announced as yet. Besides,…

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PMA demands federal government to withdraw increase in drug prices 

KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) is very concerned about the increase in prices of 94 lifesaving drugs by the federal government to ensure their availability in the market. Secretary-General, Pakistan Medical Association (Centre), Dr S M Qaisar Sajjad, said that the PMA categorically rejected this increase and said this is against the people’s rights….

PMA Sindh holding medical camps in flood-affected districts 
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PMA Sindh holding medical camps in flood-affected districts 

KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Sindh is organizing medical camps in different flood-affected districts of the Sindh province to prevent people from waterborne diseases. President, PMA Sindh, Dr Mirza Ali Azhar, said that the PMA branches, including the PMA Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Mitthi, and others, are holding medical camps in the flood-affected districts of the…

COVID-19 positivity ratio still below 2 pc: Asad Umar
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COVID-19 positivity ratio still below 2 pc: Asad Umar

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiative Asad Umar recently said that highest number of tests of COVID-19 were carried out in the country in one day. “Around 42,299 tests were carried out yesterday which is by far the highest ever,” he said in a tweet adding that the positivity ratio continued to be…

Medical bodies slam PMC bill
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Medical bodies slam PMC bill

ISLAMABAD: Represen­tatives of various medical organisations have expressed reservations over the rece­ntly passed Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) bill, claiming that it will give unlimited autonomy to private medical and dental colleges in fixing fees and admitting students. The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA), a representative body of health professionals, said the step would deteriorate the standard…

Prof Chaudhry Abdul Rehman becomes new PAMI head
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Prof Chaudhry Abdul Rehman becomes new PAMI head

LAHORE: NaiBaatMedia Network Chairman Prof Chaudhry Abdul Rehman, who also owns a private medical college, has been elected unopposed president of the Pakistan Association of Private Medical and Dental Institutions (PAMI). The other office-bearers of the association included Dr Riaz Janjua (general secretary), Dr Mohammad Tariq from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (vice president), Dr Ali Farhan from…

13 educational institutes closed as sudden surge in COVID reported
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13 educational institutes closed as sudden surge in COVID reported

ISLAMABAD: The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) recently said that 13 educational institutions were closed down during the last 24 hours for flouting health guidelines and standards operating procedures (PSOs). According to latest reports, more than 750 COVID-19 positive cases after a gap of one month in Pakistan. “In last 24 hours, 13 educational institutions…

Pakistan may already have the best defence against COVID-19!
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Pakistan may already have the best defence against COVID-19!

USA: In a recent briefing CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Director, Robert Redfield told that wearing a face mask could be more effective in preventing an individual coronavirus infection than getting a vaccine. He told that masks may prove to be better than the much-awaited vaccine He further said, “I’m not gonna comment…

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