May 20, 2019 PM&DC agrees to register first 2 batches of DDC

Recently at a PMDC meeting in Islamabad, Principal DMC Dr Kartar Dawani raised the issue of registration of students of Dow Dental College (DDC). He sought clarification over whether these students will be retrospectively registered after recognition of the College, since their registration fees had been duly accepted by PMDC. PMDC President Dr Tariq Bhutta...

May 20, 2019 PMA asks Sheikh Rashid to declare railway stations as non-smoking areas

KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA), being the mother organization of the medical fraternity, is also a patient-friendly organization that has always raised its voice for the improvement of the state of health in our country. The PMA has been running campaigns petitioning for the ban of tobacco and chalia (betel nuts) in all forms...

May 14, 2019 CPSP manipulating Young Doctors? Minister Yasmin lashes out

Lahore- Punjab Health Minister Prof. Dr Yasmin Rashid recently called a meeting at the regional HQ of CPSP, where she summoned the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) office-bearers and other senior representatives including its president Prof Zafarullah Chaudhry, councillors Prof Khalid Masood Gondal, Prof Aamir Zeman Khan, Prof Mohammad Tayyab, Prof Mahmood Ayaz...

May 14, 2019 CPSP higher-ups running institutes issuing rival degrees

Punjab Health Minister Prof. Dr Yasmin Rashid recently called a meeting at the regional HQ of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP), where she summoned the CPSP office-bearers and other senior representatives, wherein she lashed at them for ‘secretly’ backing young doctors to go on a strike in the government hospitals of the region...

May 11, 2019 85000 female doctors not working after getting medical education in Pakistan

KARACHI: There are approximately 85000 female doctors, who completed their medical training at the expense of the state or privately but are not currently a part of Pakistan’s medical workforce. According to experts, if only 50% of these out-of-practice female doctors are mobilized, 70% of the health issues being faced by people in low-income group...

May 7, 2019 No-Tobacco Day observed in Pakistan

  KARACHI: On the 1st of Ramadan, National No-Tobacco Day was observed across the country, urging all Muslims to abandon tobacco use during the holy month. The Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA), Pakistan Chest Society and other medical organizations arranged programs and lectures in different places and distributed anti-tobacco literature as well. Social media was...

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PM&DC agrees to register first 2 batches of DDC
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PM&DC agrees to register first 2 batches of DDC

Recently at a PMDC meeting in Islamabad, Principal DMC Dr Kartar Dawani raised the issue of registration of students of Dow Dental College (DDC). He sought clarification over whether these students will be retrospectively registered after recognition of the College, since their registration fees had been duly accepted by PMDC. PMDC President Dr Tariq Bhutta…

CPSP manipulating Young Doctors? Minister Yasmin lashes out
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CPSP manipulating Young Doctors? Minister Yasmin lashes out

Lahore- Punjab Health Minister Prof. Dr Yasmin Rashid recently called a meeting at the regional HQ of CPSP, where she summoned the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) office-bearers and other senior representatives including its president Prof Zafarullah Chaudhry, councillors Prof Khalid Masood Gondal, Prof Aamir Zeman Khan, Prof Mohammad Tayyab, Prof Mahmood Ayaz…

No-Tobacco Day observed in Pakistan
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No-Tobacco Day observed in Pakistan

  KARACHI: On the 1st of Ramadan, National No-Tobacco Day was observed across the country, urging all Muslims to abandon tobacco use during the holy month. The Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA), Pakistan Chest Society and other medical organizations arranged programs and lectures in different places and distributed anti-tobacco literature as well. Social media was…

Quack Plays Havoc in Larkana
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Quack Plays Havoc in Larkana

128, including children & adults, catch HIV at the hands of vengeful quack KARACHI: Health Minister Azra Pechuho informed the house that a quack impersonating as a doctor had been arrested after a case registered against him for using used syringes in Larkana district that caused the lethal Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection. The number…

PDA demands immediate reopening of Darul Sehat Hospital
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PDA demands immediate reopening of Darul Sehat Hospital

Karachi- The Pakistan Dental Association (PDA) has condemned the closure of Darul Sehat Hospital in Karachi. In a statement issued here, the PDA said that closure of the Darul Sehat hospital had rendered jobless and redundant over 1,000 doctors, post-graduate students, house officers, para-medical staff associated with the privately run hospital for no fault of…


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