August 20, 2019 After PMDC, DRAP employees lose health allowance

ISLAMABAD: The Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) recently raised objection to the overpayment of Rs308 million to the employees of the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) as health professional allowance (HPA). It has been recommended that the amount be recovered and the practice discontinued forthwith. However, DRAP Chief Executive Officer Dr Asim Rauf said...

August 19, 2019 Trade freeze: Pharma consignments from India diverted after Kashmir crisis

Agitated PPMA approaches DRAP for clearance of old consignments Pakistan’s pharmaceutical industry received a big shock after the government placed a ban on trade with India. The industry relies on raw material imported from India for the manufacturing of several essential medicines. Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (PPMA) has raised this issue with Drug Regulatory Authority...

August 19, 2019 Dr Irfan Qureshi’s Comprehensive Implantology Course

Renowned Implantologist Dr Irfan Qureshi recently conducted a two-day course on Comprehensive Implantology. The course was designed for general dental practitioners and dental students that desired to enhance their clinical knowledge and skills in Implant Dentistry. The course outlined the basics of implantology, applied anatomy, diagnosis and treatment planning, bone physiology, sinus augmentation, socket management,...

August 17, 2019 Dental Grand Round at LUMHS

JAMSHORO: A monthly dental grand round presentation was recently held at LUMHS, Jamshoro. The event comprised of three case report presentations by postgraduate students from the specialties of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Operative Dentistry, and Prosthodontics. Dr Anum Rana from OMFS Department presented a case report on “Ameloblastoma”, Dr Sunaina from the department of Operative...

August 17, 2019 Faculty development initiative at AIDC

Abbotabad- The Department of Dental Education, Abbotabad International Dental College, in collaboration with Pathodont Academy of continued Professional development, arranged a hands-on faculty development workshop titled “How to be objective SMART: Designing course files”.   The workshop was attended by Vice Principal Associate Professor Dr Samia Shad, Associate Professor Dr Adil Shahnazwaz, Assistant Professor Amber,...

August 17, 2019 SHCC and MMIDSP signs MoU for infection prevention

KARACHI: The Sindh Healthcare Commission (SHCC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Society of Pakistan (MMIDSP) for infection prevention in Sindh. The SHCC and MMIDSP signed an MOU to support infection prevention in Sindh through training healthcare professionals. The MMIDSP will provide training assistance to the SHCC in conducting...

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After PMDC, DRAP employees lose health allowance

ISLAMABAD: The Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) recently raised objection to the overpayment of Rs308 million to the employees of the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) as health professional allowance (HPA). It has been recommended that the amount be recovered and the practice discontinued forthwith. However, DRAP Chief Executive Officer Dr Asim Rauf said...

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Trade freeze: Pharma consignments from India diverted after Kashmir crisis

Agitated PPMA approaches DRAP for clearance of old consignments Pakistan’s pharmaceutical industry received a big shock after the government placed a ban on trade with India. The industry relies on raw material imported from India for the manufacturing of several essential medicines. Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (PPMA) has raised this issue with Drug Regulatory Authority...

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