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PMA recommends extraordinary steps to control COVID-19
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PMA recommends extraordinary steps to control COVID-19

KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has recommended the federal and provincial governments to take extraordinary measures to protect people and healthcare professionals from the coronavirus (COVID-19) that has infected and killed more people in the last two months during the second-wave as compared to the first.   These views were shared by the Secretary-General, PMA…

SIUT pays tributes to Prof Noor Ahmed Baloch
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SIUT pays tributes to Prof Noor Ahmed Baloch

KARACHI: Rich tributes were paid to Professor Noor Ahmed Baloch, former Principal of the Chandka Medical College Larkana, at a memorial meeting recently organized by the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT). Prof Baloch passed away in Toronto recently. The memorial meeting was presided by Prof Adib Rizvi, Director, SIUT, while speakers who paid…

New coronavirus strain yet not detected in Pakistan
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New coronavirus strain yet not detected in Pakistan

Karachi: The Ministry of National Health Services, emphasized that the new strain of the coronavirus recently indicated in Britain, has not made it to Pakistan yet. The ministry further added the situation in Pakistan is being monitored closely as all the passengers arriving from the United Kingdom (UK) are being evaluated medically. “As of today,…

WHO Urges Nations to Prepare for Future Pandemics
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WHO Urges Nations to Prepare for Future Pandemics

GENEVA: The World Health Organization is urging nations to prepare for inevitable future pandemics, as it marks the first International Day of Epidemic Preparedness. “If we fail to prepare, we are preparing to fail. … Last year, the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board published its first report, which concluded, the world remains dangerously unprepared for a…

COVID-19 takes lives of 181 healthcare professionals in Pakistan
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COVID-19 takes lives of 181 healthcare professionals in Pakistan

KARACHI: At least 181 healthcare professionals have died due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) across Pakistan, including 154 doctors and 27 nurses and paramedical staff.   As per statistics issued by the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA-Centre), COVID-19 has claimed 65 doctors lives in Punjab, 48 in Sindh, 32 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, five in Balochistan, three in Azad…

Medical bodies demand dissolution of PMC
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Medical bodies demand dissolution of PMC

HYDERABAD: Office-bearers of the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Sindh and Hyderabad chapters have recently demanded the dissolution of the Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) and cancellation of results of the tests conducted by the PMC. They said 70 percent of candidates for the Sindh medical colleges had not been able to perform better in the tests…

PMA Centre announces office-bearer’s names for 2020-22
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PMA Centre announces office-bearer’s names for 2020-22

KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) had its biennial central council meeting and biennial general assembly meeting at the PMA House Karachi. It was attended by a good number of delegates across the country, both physically and virtually. The constitutional agenda was followed in these meetings. Different reports based on the association’s two-year activities were…

Sindh Cabinet Members Reject Medical Entry Test Results
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Sindh Cabinet Members Reject Medical Entry Test Results

KARACHI: Sindh cabinet members Dr Azra Pechoho, Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, and Saeed Ghani have rejected the results of the MDCAT entry test for admissions in medical colleges conducted under the Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) and said that the test was based on the curriculum of the federal education board which is sheer injustice with…

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