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Doctors punished by PMDC
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Doctors punished by PMDC

By Our Staff Reporter ISLAMABAD- The Disciplinary Committee of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) announced punishments from suspension to warning to 23 doctors for professional negligence. The announcement was made during a meeting of the PMDC Disciplinary Committee called to address complaints of people and patients about negligence and misconduct of doctors. According…

19 Sindh govt hospitals to have ICU & CCU
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19 Sindh govt hospitals to have ICU & CCU

By Our Staff Reporter KARACHI- Sindh government has planned to set up Intensive Care Units (ICU) and Coronary Care Units (CCU) at 19 public sector hospitals in the next financial year. Moreover, 18 more government hospitals will be provided only ICU facility, whereas four government hospitals will have CCUs in the upcoming fiscal year. This…

OI is a hereditary bone disorder, says Prof Raza
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OI is a hereditary bone disorder, says Prof Raza

MN Report KARACHI- National Institute Child Health’s (NICH) director Prof Jamal Raza has underscored the need for creating awareness about hereditary bone disorder, called osteogenesis imperfecta (OI). He was speaking at a public awareness event held here at the NICH auditorium on the occasion of “Wishbone Day”. Surgeon Dr Nasir Saleem, Australian Honorary Consul Farrukh…

Good news for all & sundry
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Good news for all & sundry

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…

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