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New PMDC management council formed for interim period
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New PMDC management council formed for interim period

Federal Government finalizes a new interim committee to manage PMDC. ISLAMABAD: A seven-member committee has been formed by the federal government, for managing the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), while taking measures to improve the rapidly deteriorating medical education in Pakistan. The new management committee of the PMDC has already started working under the…

International Survey being conducted on AIDS Care
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International Survey being conducted on AIDS Care

The International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC) and the International AIDS Society (IAS) are jointly fielding a healthcare provider survey soliciting viewpoints regarding certain aspects of HIV clinical management, including the use of antiretroviral therapy for therapeutic and preventive effects. The survey is intended for healthcare providers only. The survey comprises of six…

Prime Minister orders investigation against drugs price hike
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Prime Minister orders investigation against drugs price hike

Nawaz Shareef orders enquiry against drugs price hike Prime Minister – Nawaz Shareef has finally paid heed to the complaints against the recent unfair rise in the prices of registered allopathic drugs, which have sharply risen by nearly 30 per cent, recently. Although the Prime Minister had given clear orders about keeping the medicine prices…

A study of 13000 physicians – Idle capacity.
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A study of 13000 physicians – Idle capacity.

Doctors spend 22% time on non-clinical paperwork.Recently a study of 13000 physicians showed that two-thirds of the health-care providers feel negatively about their profession and are dissappointed about the productivity of their professional engagements. “American doctors spend more than 22% of their time on nonclinical paperwork. That’s the equivalent of 165,000 doctors idling with busy…

Polio threat continues despite 36 rounds of vaccination
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Polio threat continues despite 36 rounds of vaccination

  132 polio cases have been found in the country so far. From MNA Butt LAHORE, March 26: Despite 36 rounds of anti-polio vaccinations conducted across the country, as many as 132 polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan so far, during the last fifteen months, source at the Punjab health department revealed. It was said…

NEW PMDC Committee formed
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NEW PMDC Committee formed

ISLAMABAD: The federal government finalized a seven-member committee to manage the affairs of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and revamp the fast deteriorating medical education in the country. The new look PMDC management committee has started working  under the “Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (Amendment) Ordinance 2014” which was promulgated last week. The…

PMDC refuses registration to students of Khyber Dental College
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PMDC refuses registration to students of Khyber Dental College

Students of the Khyber College of Dentistry (KCD) Peshawar, have been facing problems regarding their registration in PMDC. During the year 2008, the Principal of KCD – Dr Qaim uddin had increased the number of students seats from 50 to 75 without notifying the PMDC, and this additional enrollment continues till date. Now, as the…

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