November 15, 2019 PMDC Dissolution, Employees’ Termination; Peshawar High Court Responds

PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench recently issued notifications to the ministries of national health services and law in regards to their response concerning a petition contradicting the dissolution of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council and termination of its staff members through a presidential ordinance. An employee of the dissolved PMDC, Faridullah Khan, filed...

November 14, 2019 PMC takes back 3 former employees facing misconduct charges

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical Council has taken three former members of the PMDC at a time when the Islamabad High Court (IHC) is set to start the hearing on a petition challenging the dissolution of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). The formation of the PMC faced severe criticism by the Senate and the...

November 14, 2019 JSMU lacks funds and space: Prof Tariq Ahmed

KARACHI: Vice-Chancellor (VC), Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Prof Tariq Ahmed, expressed his concerns regarding the lack of resources and funds at the JPMC, which is a hurdle in the way of imparting education at the varsity, he said. Addressing a recent session, Prof Ahmed said that the JSMU is the only university that does not...

November 13, 2019 PMA Stakeholder’s Summit Passes Resolution Against PMC 2019

DN Report KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association organized a summit to discuss Pakistan Medical Commission 2019 ordinance and Medical tribunal Ordinance 2019 at the PMA house Karachi.  The stakeholders rejected government’s move of dissolving the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) as the “worst action”. They demanded immediate withdrawal of the “controversial Pakistan Medical Commission...

November 13, 2019 HEC to be assisted as it takes over regulation of medical colleges

President CPSP Prof. Dr Zafarullah Chaudhry, a member of the Medical and Dental Council (MDC), which is one of the three arms of the new Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC), raised a query regarding the current capacity of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to regulate medical education. It was explained that HEC will only be enforcing...

November 13, 2019 New Medical and Dental Council elects its President & Vice-President

Karachi- The Medical and Dental Council constituted under the new Pakistan Medical Commission Ordinance 2019 held its first meeting on October 28th at a hotel in Islamabad. The meeting was held is pursuant to section 4(2) of the PMC, wherein the Ordinance was formally presented followed by the election of Medical and Dental Council’s (MDC)...

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PMC takes back 3 former employees facing misconduct charges

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical Council has taken three former members of the PMDC at a time when the Islamabad High Court (IHC) is set to start the hearing on a petition challenging the dissolution of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). The formation of the PMC faced severe criticism by the Senate and the...

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PMDC Dissolution, Employees’ Termination; Peshawar High Court Responds

PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench recently issued notifications to the ministries of national health services and law in regards to their response concerning a petition contradicting the dissolution of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council and termination of its staff members through a presidential ordinance. An employee of the dissolved PMDC, Faridullah Khan, filed...

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