July 13, 2020 COVID-19: Survey launches to build a confirmative database in Pakistan

KARACHI: The coronavirus case count is increasing at an alarming rate across the world. The COVID-19 pandemic is an ongoing global outbreak that has been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) by the WHO and is considered the biggest public health challenge the world has faced in recent memory. The Pakistan Islamic...

July 13, 2020 Why financial management is important in dentistry?

by Dr. Muhammad Yasir Israr Dentistry is a noble profession, providing health care services regarding the oral cavity. But let’s not forget why people choose to go into the dental field like any other profession. The hope that their hard work will be financially rewarding. Once you are done with your graduation and post-graduation, depending...

July 11, 2020 National Association of Dental Students Pakistan- NADS

National Association of Dental Students Pakistan is one of the projects of the National Dental Association. It’s a non-Government, non-political dental association founded in March 2020 under the able guidance of Muhammad Arif, student of Fatima Jinnah Dental College, Karachi and Sana Siddique, student of Sir Syed College of Medical Sciences, Karachi. Themission of the...

July 10, 2020 Pakistan Medical and Dental Council announces to revoke PMC’s decisions

LAHORE: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC) has recently annulled faculty registration of medical and dental colleges/institutions by erstwhile Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) in consonance with the order of Islamabad High Court. In a notification addressed to all vice-chancellors/principals/ deans of recognised public/private medical universities and medical and dental colleges/institutions, PM&DC Registrar Brig Dr...

July 10, 2020 SARS-CoV-2: Throat samples can detect better than nasal specimens

Testing oropharyngeal secretions for SARS-CoV-2 resulted in fewer false-negative results among patients who seemed to have recovered from the infection, compared with nasal-sample testing, according to a study published in the Journal of Dental Research. Although using oropharyngeal secretions improved nucleic acid amplification testing for the novel coronavirus, it should only be considered a surrogate for...

July 9, 2020 DRAP confirms the availability of anti-COVID drug in three weeks

ISLAMABAD: The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) recently said that remdesivir, a drug which has proved effective against coronavirus, will be available in the country within three weeks. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Asim Rauf told that DRAP, after registration of the medicine, had allowed two pharmaceutical companies to import this critical drug. The regulator...

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SARS-CoV-2: Throat samples can detect better than nasal specimens

Testing oropharyngeal secretions for SARS-CoV-2 resulted in fewer false-negative results among patients who seemed to have recovered from the infection, compared with nasal-sample testing, according to a study published in the Journal of Dental Research. Although using oropharyngeal secretions improved nucleic acid amplification testing for the novel coronavirus, it should only be considered a surrogate for...

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COVID-19: Survey launches to build a confirmative database in Pakistan

KARACHI: The coronavirus case count is increasing at an alarming rate across the world. The COVID-19 pandemic is an ongoing global outbreak that has been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) by the WHO and is considered the biggest public health challenge the world has faced in recent memory. The Pakistan Islamic...

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