July 15, 2019 Writers criticize lack of checks on language used in the electronic media

KARACHI: “None of the TV channels today have hired qualified script editors which are adversely affecting the state of Urdu language in Pakistan,” said playwright Haseena Moin at a panel discussion on Urdu Story writing which turned into a debate on the general state of the Urdu language in Pakistan. The panel consisting of renowned...

July 12, 2019 430 teeth extracted from a 14yr old’s mouth

A team of oral and maxillofacial surgeons of Nishtar Institute of Dentistry, in Multan, pulled out 430 teeth from the maxilla and mandible of a 14 year old boy. The boy was suffering from Complex Odontoma and had hundreds of teeth in his maxilla and mandible. In the first step, surgery was performed on the...

July 8, 2019 National level strategy needed to deal with quackery

KARACHI: The Anti-Quackery Directorate of the Sindh Health Care Commission has organized a second task force committee meeting where experts discussed various areas of healthcare. The task force committee meeting was attended by representatives of the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC), Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC), National Council for Homeopathy (NCH), and Pharmacy Council of...

June 29, 2019 Medical colleges to be annually categorized on quality by PMDC

Islamabad- Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has decided to initiate annual categorization of all public and private medical and dental colleges of Pakistan, based on quality. According to an official of PMDC, all medical and dental colleges will be ranked into five categories from A+ to D on the basis of their performance indicators,...

June 24, 2019 SHCC conducts training of trainers

KARACHI: The Sindh Health Care Commission’s (SHCC) Directorate of Clinical Governance & Training recently organized a “train the trainer” session on Sindh Service Delivery Standards (SSDS) at Darul Sehat Hospital. This training will be attended by the SHCC’s inspection team and medical experts. The objective is to train the experts in the field on SSDS...

June 19, 2019 Experts term quackery a national issue

KARACHI: The Chief Executive Officer of the Sindh Healthcare Commission, Dr Minhaj Qidwai, stated that quackery is a national issue and is not confined to any specific province. This he said while addressing a press conference along with the Chief Executive Officer of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Healthcare Commission (HCC), Azar Sardar, and the Director of...

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SHC disallows VCs third term in office.

Karachi – 12th June, 2014: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has ordered provincial authorities to refrain from allowing vice chancellors of any university, to continue their third tenure in office, as it will be a violation of Sindh University Laws (Amendment) Act 2013. The court has ruled that; “No person shall be allowed to continue…

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Foreign grads tested by PMDC

  Islamabad: The National Examination Board (NEB) – Step III Examination was recently held by the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) at the Khyber Medical University in Peshawar. A large group of 243 Pakistani medical graduates who had acquired their medical degrees from Russia, Iran, China, Latin America and Nepal, sat through this exam….

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FIDP Study Club launched in Pakistan

A group of prominent dentists of Pakistan have recently initiated a new series of practical learning sessions and knowledge-sharing exercises under the umbrella of Federation of Implant Dentistry Pakistan (FIDP). This valuable initiative has been named; the FIDP Study Club, which held its first highly-interactive session in Karachi recently. The vibrant forum comprised of two…

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Releif for students of Illegal Medical college

Islamabad- The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has assured the students of privately-run Hashmat Medical College, Gujrat, that their academic studies will be adjusted and continued in some other recognized recognised medical education institutions of the country. The students of Hashmat Medical college were seeking continuation of their medical studies, since this college was…

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100,000 Laptops to be distributed among students

ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has recently signed a contract with a China-based company – Haier, which will be providing laptops for distribution among students under the prime minister’s youth programme (PMYP). The Information Technology Director of HEC – Gen. Anwar Amjad and Project Manager of HAIER – Mr. Zhang Le signed the agreement…

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Pakistan Doctors trained in Cuba -demand accreditation

  Pakistani Doctors trained in Cuba have complained that the Pakistani health authorities are not allowing them to practice in Pakistan, despite their extensive studies and One-year House Job training in medical sciences at some modern universities and hospitals in Cuba. These doctors have voiced their complaint in front of the Deputy Chairman of Senate…

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President of Pakistan visits Dow University

Karachi: As a token of appreciation for the sterling services of Dow University of Medical Sciences in the educational and healthcare sector, the President of Pakistan Mr. Mamnoon Hussain recently paid a visit to the Dow University Ojha Campus in Karachi. The President was accompanied by the Governor of Sindh – Dr. Ishrat ul Ibad…

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Health Minister receives Contempt of Court notice

Karachi:The State Minister for National Health Service along with the Director General NHS and other Members of the Managing Committee of Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC), have all received notices from the Sindh High Court, in response to a “Contempt of Court” application. These high officials have been accused of defying the Sindh High…


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