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PMA moves for the protection of Doctors
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PMA moves for the protection of Doctors

Karachi – A statement issued in a press release by Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) today, Dr. Qazi Wasiq, the General Secretary of PMA Karachi informed that with joint collaboration with DG Rangers Sindh, Gen. Rizwan Akthar and the high police officials, a Joint Emergency Report & Response Center (JERRC) has been established at the PMA…

Sad demise of Dr. Dara J. Hormasji‏
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Sad demise of Dr. Dara J. Hormasji‏

Eminent oral & maxillofacial surgeon – DARA J. HORMASJI, died on 22nd March 2014. He graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1956, and opened his surgery at the prominent location of 65- The Mall, Lahore where he remained a busy leading practitioner and treated the elite of the country. He joined MDS –…

Reducing infant Mortality in Pakistan
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Reducing infant Mortality in Pakistan

A Panel of United Nations was informed by the government authorities from Pakistan, about the significant progress and performance achieved in reducing infant, child, and maternal mortality. Pakistan is contiuing its efforts to improve the scenario and re-align the trends of population with the potential of economic growth. These efforts include better coordination between the…

PMA and Rangers offer Security Response for Doctors
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PMA and Rangers offer Security Response for Doctors

With the cooperation of DG Ranger Gen. Rizwan Akhtar and high police officials, a Joint Emergency Reporting/Response Center (JERRC) has been established at PMA House, Garden Road, Karachi, which is manned by the rangers and police officers 24 hrs a day / 7 days a week. Any security threat or incidence can be reported to…

Monitoring Committee for Pharma pricing
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Monitoring Committee for Pharma pricing

ISLAMABAD : A 3 member committee has been constituted by the ministry for national health services to monitor the pharmaceutical pricing and market practices. The committee will report on any violation of the pricing regulations. Minister for national health services, regulations & coordination – Saira Afzal Tarar constituted the committee which will be headed by…

PMDC Restrained by Sindh High Court
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PMDC Restrained by Sindh High Court

Karachi—Sindh High Court (SHC) has restrained the Managing Committee formed by the Federal Government after de-notifying the elected members of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) through an Ordinance. The SHC passed the order on a Constitutional Petition under Article 199 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan 1973, filed by Dr Navid Rashid…

Kidney and Liver Institute in Lahore soon
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Kidney and Liver Institute in Lahore soon

LAHORE : April, 2014: Punjab Chief Minister – Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that plans have been finalized for setting up a state-of-the-art institute in Lahore for the treatment of kidney and liver diseases.  He was recently presiding over a high level meeting regarding the project of Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute. Advisor on Health…

Wheelchair theft at hospitals – a nuisance
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Wheelchair theft at hospitals – a nuisance

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) in Islamabad has been experiencing frequent tussles between the patients and hospital managers, over the shortage or non-availability of wheelchairs at the hospital. According to a recent media report,This shortage is often caused by some dishonest patients or their unethical families who tend to take away the wheelchairs and…

PMA condemns the murder of Dr. Haider Raza in Karachi
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PMA condemns the murder of Dr. Haider Raza in Karachi

An emergent meeting of Pakistan Medical Association strongly condemned the brutal murder of Dr. Haider Raza, a 50 years old Surgeon, who was murdered on wednesday, as he came out of Dar us Sehat Hospital in Gulistan e Jauhar Karachi. The meeting was presided over by Prof. S.Tipu Sultan Immediate Past President of PMA Centre,…

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