Career counselling seminar for dental students by LWS, LUMHS

Jamshoro- Liaquatian Welfare Society (LWS), BDS Chapter conducted a remarkable seminar this month on career counseling for undergraduates. It was indeed a praiseworthy event led under the leadership of the society’s coordinator, Dr Jazib Memon (lecturer Operative Dentistry), and president, Sanjeet Damani (Final year, BDS). The remaining team included Maheen Murtaza, Zaynab tariq , Lucky,...

Anti-Quackery Team on Mission Clean Sweep in Karachi

Karachi – An anti-quackery team of Sindh Health Care Commission (SHCC), recently, conducted various raids against quacks, in the Clifton area of Karachi, in collaboration with District Health Officer (DHO) and law enforcement agencies. The team paid a supervise visit to KKT Orthopedic Hospital after receiving several complaints. It was observed that unregistered treatment methods...


Rs 22.5 Million fine imposed on 3 medical and dental institutes

ISLAMABAD- Three medical and dental colleges have been penalized by Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) for violating Section 10 of the Competition Act, 2010 by fraudulently claiming recognition by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and offering admissions to students for 2013-14 sessions. The imposed fine is Rs22.5 million. The CCP conducted an inquiry...



Go Nature-Friendly, starting this Earth Day

What does nature-friendly/eco-friendly/environment-friendly mean?  Considering how the term has been in the limelight for it being need of the hour, it seems imperative that we educate ourselves on the matter. Being environmentally friendly means to carry yourself or your personal or collective dealings with an intent of not causing harm to the environment; to preserving...

World Water Day: ‘Leaving no one behind’

World Water Day is annually observed by the United Nations on March 22nd, with the objective of directing the spotlight on the importance of clean freshwater. ‘Leaving no one behind;’ the theme for 2019 clearly intends to highlight the need for easy availability, accessibility and affordability of safe and clean water for everyone alike, to...

Does your impending Root Canal Treatment scare you?

By Dr Hira M. Khan Anytime you were prescribed a dental treatment by a healthcare provider, I am sure you wondered what it was; why exactly did you need it; what would happen to you, and will it hurt? One of the most feared dental treatments is the root canal treatment (RCT), which is mainly...


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