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Dr Arif Alvi’s brother-in-law passes away
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Dr Arif Alvi’s brother-in-law passes away

Dr Rashid Ahmed, the brother-in-law of President Dr Arif Alvi, passed away in Karachi today. The Namaz-e-Janaza will be held at Sultan Mosque, DHA, Karachi, after Asar prayer. Dr Rashid Ahmed was a renowned radiologist and patron-in-chief of Pakistan Journal of Radiology. He was awarded Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in 2017 by the President of Pakistan.

SHCC to organize consultative meeting of regulatory bodies
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SHCC to organize consultative meeting of regulatory bodies

KARACHI: The Sindh Health Care Commission is organizing a consultative meeting of regulatory authorities on June 18th, 2019, in Karachi to devise a comprehensive strategy to improve health services delivery standards and eliminate quackery from Pakistan. The representatives of the Punjab Health Care Commission, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Care Commission, Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan, Pakistan…

Prevent these lethal diseases with VACCINE
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Prevent these lethal diseases with VACCINE

Protected Together: Vaccines Work! Immunization saves millions of lives every year and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions. Yet, there are still nearly 20 million unvaccinated and under-vaccinated children in the world today, a major reason, besides unavailability, being the reluctance shown by many parents in getting…

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Bhitai Dental & Medical College celebrates WOHD’19

WOHD Walk-a-Cause by BDMC Bhitai Dental & Medical College (BDMC) celebrated World Oral Health Day (WOHD) on March 20th. They organized a walk for awareness covering topics of cigarette smoking, smokeless tobacco use and betel nuts chewing habits. At the walk the participants presented the adverse after effects of oral abuse. Many students and faculty…

World Oral Health Day Report 2019, FJDC
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World Oral Health Day Report 2019, FJDC

Karachi- Fatima Jinnah Dental College being one the oldest and renowned institutes recognizes the importance of education, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment necessary to maintain the oral health of infants, children, and adolescents through preventive and restorative care. Subsequently, FJDC believes that comprehensive health care cannot be achieved unless oral care is included in all health…

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First Ever PDA President Passes Away

Karachi- Renowned senior dentist, former President of Pakistan Dental Association (PDA), Dr Khalid Mansoor, passed away on the morning of January 27th 2019. His body was flown to Lahore for burial. In 1979, Dr Mansoor was elected as the first President of PDA Karachi. Later, in 1983, he was elected as the first ever President…

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…

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…

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…

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