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Pakistan Medical and Dental Council is Dissolved
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Pakistan Medical and Dental Council is Dissolved

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court dissolved the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council’s (PMDC) governing body. PMDC regulates medical educational institutes across Pakistan. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar headed the three-member bench hearing a case regarding the functioning of the council. He has also ordered the formation of an interim committee which is to…

Pakistan ranked world’s best travel destination 2018
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Pakistan ranked world’s best travel destination 2018

Islamabad: Pakistan has been ranked the world’s top travel destination for 2018 by the British Backpacker Society, which described Pakistan as “one of the friendliest countries on earth, with mountain scenery that is beyond anyone’s wildest imagination”. The British Backpacker Society announced the results, ranking the world’s top 20 adventure travel destinations for 2018, which…

1 Dental College for Balochistan, 48 for the rest of Pakistan
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1 Dental College for Balochistan, 48 for the rest of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has approved one dental college for Balochistan while 48 dental colleges in Punjab, Sindh and KP are currently functional. As per details, currently, there is only one Bolan Medical College in Balochistan while existing President of PMDC Shabbir Lehri belongs to Balochistan. Only one dental college is giving…

SIUT’s Adeeb Rizvi on his way to recovery
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SIUT’s Adeeb Rizvi on his way to recovery

KARACHI: Renowned philanthropist and the Head of Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) Professor Dr.Syed Adeebul Hasan Rizvi has been shifted out of the intensive care unit (ICU) at SIUT after spending three days there for chest infection and influenza. Dr Rizvi had stayed in the high dependency unit for three days, but was later…

Peshawar awaits construction of new Medical College
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Peshawar awaits construction of new Medical College

PESHAWAR: The health department has planned to construct Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical College. Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto had announced construction of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical College (ZABMC) in Peshawar in 1990 but the plan couldn’t be materialised despite rule of PPP for three tenures since then. The plot of 30 Kanals on which ZABMC…

Pakistan’s Dental, Surgical Instruments Now Exported to China
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Pakistan’s Dental, Surgical Instruments Now Exported to China

ISLAMABAD: In a major breakthrough, Pakistani and Chinese companies have signed an agreement of $3million for export of dental and surgical instruments from Sialkot to China. An official statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that after sustained efforts, for the first time, Pakistan has been able to make inroads into Western China’s flourishing dental…

Private Medical Colleges’ admissions are banned
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Private Medical Colleges’ admissions are banned

LAHORE: In an expression of anger over the fee-hike, the Supreme Court has banned admissions to all private medical colleges in the country, till further orders direct to the contrary. Private medical colleges all over the country have thus been banned from inducting students into their programs. The two-member bench of the Supreme Court’s Lahore…

The Truth About Crowns & Bridges Which All Dentists Should Know
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The Truth About Crowns & Bridges Which All Dentists Should Know

By Dr. Aqib Mudassar Crown and bridge constitute a major part of day to day dentistry in the west. My practices in California used to generate 50% of the revenue from crown and bridge work. However, proper case selection, gingival health, and a number of other factors play an important role in the long-term prognosis of indirect restorative work. The key to…

Bahria promotes Dr Daud Mirza to Assoc. Prof.
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Bahria promotes Dr Daud Mirza to Assoc. Prof.

DN report KARACHI – Dr. Daud Mirza, Head of Department Oral Pathology, Bahria University Medical & Dental College was recently promoted to Associate Professor. Dr Mirza previously completed his Masters in Experimental Oral Pathology from the Queen Mary University, London in 2008. He has to his credit more than 25 scientific researches in both national…

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