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Black against White-Lawyers attacked PIC
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Black against White-Lawyers attacked PIC

LAHORE: A large group of lawyers recently protested outside Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC). The protest was against a ‘mocking’ viral video that provoked legal fraternity. The protest however turned into chaos when several lawyers attacked the PIC, ransacked the hospital wards and operation theatres and tortured the staff and visitors. The protesters were ‘avenging’ a…

Sindh Medical and Dental Council is in making: Dr Azra Pechuho
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Sindh Medical and Dental Council is in making: Dr Azra Pechuho

Karachi: Dr Azra Pechuho, Sindh Health Minister recently addressed news conference held at the Sindh Secretariat. Azra was accompanied by Ahson Rabbani, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Child Life Foundation (CLF) as well. CLF was a partner of the Sindh government in running the children emergency rooms at public hospitals. Addressing a news conference, Azra said…

Mother and child Health Centre inaugurated at Gadap
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Mother and child Health Centre inaugurated at Gadap

KARACHI: Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, Minister for Health, Sindh recently inaugurated a mother and child health centre at the Basic Health Units (BHU) Laasi Goth, Gadap. The Chief of Field Office, Sindh, Ms Cristina Brugiolo, UNICEF and officers from the EPI (Expanded Program on Immunization) and the EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) Sindh were also present…

Typhoid vaccination drive extended for a week: EPI
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Typhoid vaccination drive extended for a week: EPI

KARACHI- A meeting was recently held by Project Director Expanded Programme for Immunization (EPI), Sindh at Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) Sindh. It was decided that the EPI will extend the Typhoid vaccination campaign in Sindh. This was done to reach maximum children with the lifesaving typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV). While addressing the meeting, Project Director EPI…

Convocation ceremony held at AKU
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Convocation ceremony held at AKU

Karachi- Agha Khan University recently held convocation ceremony to celebrate the graduation of Three hundred and fifty students enrolled in various departments of the varsity. Dr Sania Nishtar, special assistant to Pakistan’s prime minister on social protection and poverty alleviation was invited as chief guest of the ceremony. The event was chaired by Firoz Rasul,…

PMA launched free dog-bite vaccination services
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PMA launched free dog-bite vaccination services

KARACHI- Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) held a press conference at PMA House Karachi. The conference was chaired by General Secretary PMA Karachi Dr Abdul Ghafoor Shoro. Among the attendants were Dr Shershah Syed, Ex-General Secretary PMA Karachi and Dr Ismail Memon, Joint Secretary PMA Karachi. It was announced by the officials that a free dog-bite…

Govt. shared PMC Draft only with PAMI: Khuwaja
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Govt. shared PMC Draft only with PAMI: Khuwaja

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Association of Private Medical and Dental Institutions (PAMI) recently held a press conference at National Press Club. The event was chaired by Khaqan Waheed Khuwaja, PAMI General Secretary. During the press conference, Khuwaja admitted that the draft of Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) ordinance was shared with PAMI by the government before its promulgation….

49th Annual CardioCon highlighted Cardiovascular Innovation
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49th Annual CardioCon highlighted Cardiovascular Innovation

KARACHI: the 49th Annual CardioCon event was held recently in Islamabad. A delegation of cardiovascular physicians and surgeons from the Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi attended the event. The delegation was led by Dr E Murat Tuzcu, Chief Academic Officer and the Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine, the Heart & Vascular Institute, the Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi…

Ex-Employees protest against PMC Ordinance
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Ex-Employees protest against PMC Ordinance

ISLAMABAD- The ex-employees of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) staged a protest in front of National Press Club (NPB). The protest was arranged by the members of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) Employees Movement, which also staged a sit-in in front of the council’s headquarters. The protest was against the dissolution of…

Digitalise verification system for doctors: PMC
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Digitalise verification system for doctors: PMC

ISLAMABAD: A press conference was called by The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) recently. They announced PMC’s plan for digitalization of the verification system of doctors and medical students. Dr Arshad Taqi, PMC President and Mohammad Ali Raza, PMC’s Vice-President presided the occasion. While addressing a press conference, Taqi said that following the formation of PMC,…

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