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Antibiotics apocalypse: the “super-bug killer” on the loose
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Antibiotics apocalypse: the “super-bug killer” on the loose

KARACHI- a press briefing on the World Antibiotic Awareness Week “World Health Organization (WHO) was organized. The medical practitioners participated to celebrate the week. Dr. Zafar Mahmood, Associate Professor at Hamdard University& Head of department Kulsum Bai Valika (KVSS) Hospital Karachi. , Dr Faisal Faiyaz Zuberi, Interventional Pulmonologist, Associate Professor Pulmonology Head of Chest Unit-II…

Down syndrome needs special attention: Special Assitant to CM Sindh
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Down syndrome needs special attention: Special Assitant to CM Sindh

Karachi: Syed Qassim Naveed Qamar, Special Assistant to Chief Minister (CM) Sindh in the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DPED) , recently visited the office of the Karachi Down Syndrome Program (KDSP). Ali Allawala, Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), KDSP, Samar Naqvi, and Nadeem Baig were also present on occasion. Qassim Naveed…

Future of doctors at stake in Pakistan: PMA
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Future of doctors at stake in Pakistan: PMA

KARACHI- Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) and representatives of doctor’s bodies held a press conference at PMA House. Addressing the joint press conference, they said that there is no regulatory body for registration of doctors in the country after abolition of Pakistan Medical and dental council (PMDC). All affairs are being through a new council known as…

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…

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