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Dento-Facial Aesthetics in Demand!
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Dento-Facial Aesthetics in Demand!

KARACHI- Pfizer Pakistan Limited organized a one-day Symposium based on the “Basics of Clinical Orthodontics” at Karachi School of Business Leadership. Large number of dentists from across the city of Karachi attended this session. According to the eminent Orthodontist, Prof. Dr Syed Shah Faisal, In-charge Dental Hospital, Karachi Medical and Dental College (KMDC), due to the…

JSMU Students Protest Against Federal Government’s Control
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JSMU Students Protest Against Federal Government’s Control

  KARACHI-  A large number of students belonging to Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU), earlier staged a peaceful protest demonstration outside Karachi Press Club for the authorities to withdraw the decision of handing over administrative control of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases and National Institute of Child Health to the Federal Government…

2nd Anti-Encroachment Drive Held at CHK  
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2nd Anti-Encroachment Drive Held at CHK  

KARACHI- Earlier, an anti-encroachment drive was held for the second time within the premises of Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK), in collaboration with the Law enforcement agencies and the administration responsible for District South. All the unauthorized encroachers were strictly instructed by CHK’s management to vacate the hospital residential quarters, at the earliest. They…

Senior Dentist Murdered in Islamabad
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Senior Dentist Murdered in Islamabad

Islamabad- Senior Dentist, Dr Muhammad Saeed Iqbal was murdered in Islamabad under mysterious circumstances. Mahwish Saeed (daughter) informed Dental News that the murder had happened inside his house on January 19th, between 12:30 to 12:45pm. Dr Iqbal graduated in 1969 from de’Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore, where he was senior to Dr Arif Alvi, who is…

State-run Hospitals operate under Federal Government’s control
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State-run Hospitals operate under Federal Government’s control

PPP to stand against Supreme Court decision Adviser to Chief Minister Sindh on Information, Barrister Murtaza Wahab said Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) leadership has decided to approach the Supreme Court of Pakistan, against the decision to handover Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) and National Institute of Child Health (NICH)…

Trauma; most common cause behind the increasing number of deaths
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Trauma; most common cause behind the increasing number of deaths

KARACHI- The 2nd Annual Symposium on ‘Emergency Medicine: An Emerging Specialty in Pakistan,’ was recently hosted by Dr Ziauddin Hospital and Ziauddin University, shedding light on the increasing number of deaths, occurring due to trauma cases. Whilst addressing the audience, Prof. Syed Minhas, Consultant Orthopedics, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) stated that, “There are 43% of deaths…

1st Oral Health Research Day, DIDC
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1st Oral Health Research Day, DIDC

The Department of Community Dentistry, DIDC, recently organized the 1st Oral Health Research Day at Dow International Dental College. Dr Kulsoom Fatima Rizvi (Vice Principal Bahria University Medical and Dental College and Head of Community Dentistry Department) was invited as the Chief Guest for the event. The event included research-based poster competition and oral presentation…

Prices of 1,084 medicines fixed by DRAP
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Prices of 1,084 medicines fixed by DRAP

ISLAMABAD: The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has fixed prices of packaging of 1,084 medicines and issued formal SROs with the approval of the government. Three SROs of the DRAP provide details of 898, 67 and 128 kinds of medicines that included brand names, compositions, names of manufacturing companies, sizes of packing and maximum retail…

PDA Chakwal Elections 2019
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PDA Chakwal Elections 2019

    The elections of Pakistan Dental Association (PDA) Chakwal 2019 were held successfully on January 5th at Al-Mukhtar Royal Palace, Chakwal. Dental surgeons from Tehsil Chakwal, Talagung, Lawa, Choa Syden Shah, Kalarkhar participated. The announced results are as follows: President: Prof. Dr Arshad Mahmood Malik President-elect: Dr Farooq-ul-Hassan Vice President: Dr Ghulam Kibriya General…

Meeting of Board of Studies, SIOHS
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Meeting of Board of Studies, SIOHS

Board of Studies meeting was recently held at Sindh Institute of Oral Health Sciences, JSMU. The meeting was chaired by Prof. S.M. Kefi Iqbal, Dean Faculty of Dentistry (SIOHS). Other members included Prof. Yawar Abidi, Prof. Mohsin Girach, Prof. H. R. Sukhia, Prof. Tasleem Hosein, Prof. Zubair Abbasi, Prof. Amjad Ali Syed (Controller of Examinations,…

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