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PMDC & CPSP join hands to uplift medical education By Our Staff Reporter KARACHI- It was after a long time that two major institutions of the country – Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) – have got together for promoting and uplifting the medical education in the…

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90% doctors think arrangements for CME by PMDC severely inadequate

By: Haseeb UddinKarachi: A countrywide comprehensive survey entitled “PMDC performance Survey” undertaken by Dental News showed that merely 13 per cent dentists are satisfied with the existing curriculum of BDS course, 56pc opined it be revised, whereas 31pc wanted drastic change in it. Gathered from various media reports, PMDC recently decided to re-restructure the BDS…

Doctors penalized for negligence by PMDC
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Doctors penalized for negligence by PMDC

By Our Staff Reporter ISLAMABAD- Various punishments have been announced by the Pakistani authorities, to penalize the doctors who were found committing different kinds of professional negligence. The new and strict punishments have been implemented by the Disciplinary Committee of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). As per recent media reports; These punishments include; Suspensions…

185 universities operating without approval of HEC
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185 universities operating without approval of HEC

By Our Staff Reporter ISLAMABAD- Although the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has repeatedly claimed that it is effectively regulating and improving the performance of the higher education sector in Pakistan, it is quite evident that the regulator is not able to ensure a high level of compliance from the institutions. It was recently reported that…

PMA slams Sabeen’s murder
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PMA slams Sabeen’s murder

MN Report KARACHI-  Pakistan Medical Association’s (PMA) Karachi chapter has strongly condemned the brutal killing of human rights activist and social worker, Sabeen Mehmood, who was recently shot dead in the city.  Voicing serious concern over deteriorating law and order situation in the metropolis, the meeting said: “It appears that the murder of Sabeen is…

Brain Eating Amoeba Surfaces in Karachi again
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Brain Eating Amoeba Surfaces in Karachi again

KARACHI: Health authorities confirmed on Wednesday another yet first case of Naegleria Fowleri in 2015. The effete was a 18th year old girl. Naegleria Fowleri,also known as the brain eating amoeba, was the cause death reported by the health authorities. The patient was admitted in a critical condition to a private hospital in Karachi last…

35 dialysis machines to be installed at KMC hospitals
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35 dialysis machines to be installed at KMC hospitals

MN Report KARACHI- As many as 35 new dialysis machines will be installed in three hospitals of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation by June 30. Sources in the KMC told Medical News that dyalysis machines would be installed at KMC’s Sarfaraz Rafiqui Shaheed Hospital, Landhi Medical Complex and Federal B’ Area’s Kidney Center where kidney patients will…

HEC chief pays tribute to Hakim Said
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HEC chief pays tribute to Hakim Said

Over 860 graduates awarded degrees at HU Convocation   By Our Staff Reporter KARACHI- Over 860 degrees, including 12 Ph. D, were awarded to students of seven faculties of the Hamdard University at an impressive convocation ceremony held at its newly built hall of Madinat al-Hikmah. It was the 19th Convocation of the university. Higher Education…

PPMA Highlights Issues
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PPMA Highlights Issues

DRAP & TDAP urged to boost export of medicines  MN Report KARACHI- Chairman of National Assembly’s Standing Committee on National Health Services (Regulations and Coordination), Khalid Hussain Magsi, has urged Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) and Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) to make collective efforts to boost the exports of the country’s medicines….

KMC to install CCTV cameras at ASH & Sobhraj
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KMC to install CCTV cameras at ASH & Sobhraj

MN Report KARACHI- Health department of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has decided to set up monitoring system in its two hospitals – Abbasi Shaheed Hospital and Sobhraj Maternity Hospital – to check and control incidences of baby-lifting and theft of medicines. Under the monitoring plan, KMC health department would install closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in…

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