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PMA demands new VC for Dow
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PMA demands new VC for Dow

Karachi: Executive Committee Pakistan Medical Association Karachi is extremely concerned about the existing situation at DOW University of Health Sciences after the suspension of Vice Chancellor, as per order of the High Court of Sindh. The Executive Committee meeting on 28th June 2014 at PMA House Karachi passed a resolution unanimously and demanded for immediate…

Prof. Khan Shah zaman – NICVD – Interview 2014
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Prof. Khan Shah zaman – NICVD – Interview 2014

Entire health budget may soon be insufficient for curing Heart Diseases alone.Prof. Khan Shah Zaman – Head of NICVD, reveals alarming facts on heart-health Medical news recently took the opportunity to discuss some important facts on the nation’s heart-health with the leading cardiologist of the country – Dr. Khan Shah Zaman. Here are a few…

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PMA holds women empowerment conference in Karachi

Karachi: PMA, Tehrik-e-Niswan, APWA and AEIRC are jointly organizing the First International Women Conference in Karachi to highlight the Medical, Social, Cultural and Women Right issues in Pakistan. According to a statement released on this occasion; Pakistani women are facing serious health issues related to Breast, Ovarian, Cervical and Uterine Cancer. A great number of…

UN fears further Spread of Polio
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UN fears further Spread of Polio

GENEVA: About 50,000 Pakistanis have crossed into eastern Afghanistan to escape air strikes over the past 10 days and 435,000 have fled within their homeland, which could fuel the spread of polio as many are not vaccinated, UN agencies said. Pakistan’s military gave residents of North Waziristan until the end of Monday to leave the…

Dr. Faisal Ali murdered in Gulbahar Karachi
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Dr. Faisal Ali murdered in Gulbahar Karachi

Karachi: One doctor and three other people were killed on 20th June, in various incidents of crime and target killing in the city of Karachi. According to reports, a young Dental Surgeon-Dr. Faisal Ali, aged 30, was shot dead by two unknown assailants in the Rizvia area of Gulbahar Karachi on Friday night. At the…

Heat-Stroke turns fatal for Pakistanis
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Heat-Stroke turns fatal for Pakistanis

The current scorching heat wave has turned murderous as 9 people in the city of Sehwan lost their lives due to Heat-stroke recently. While the 762nd Urs at Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar’s shrine is being celebrated in Sehwan, attracting thousands of devotees from all over the country, the weather conditions have become simply unbearable as…

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Heat-Wave kills 50 people in Pakistan.

The current scorching heat wave has turned murderous as more than 50 people have been reported dead over the last few days in Pakistan. Out of these, 9 people in the city of Sehwan lost their lives due to Heat-stroke recently. While the 762nd Urs at Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar’s shrine is being celebrated in…

KP puts health institutions on alert in wake of NW operation
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KP puts health institutions on alert in wake of NW operation

PESHAWAR: In wake of the North Waziristan operation, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has put all hospitals and health institutions on high alert to meet any emergency, said Health minister Shahram Khan Tarakai. Tarakai said that state of emergency had been evoked in all health institutions of the province with immediate effect. Also, the health minister…

Foreign grads clear PMDC exam
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Foreign grads clear PMDC exam

Islamabad: Nearly all of the foreign qualified doctors, who took the accreditation and registration exam, conducted by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), has successfully cleared the test. The results for the National Examination Board (NEB) step III exam OSCE/Viva, were recently announced by the Khyber Medical University. These results have been posted on…

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