August 23, 2019 First International Predoctoral Dental Education Program to receive CODA accreditation

Press Release Dental Education program, sponsored by King Abdulaziz University in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, recently received the status of Approval Without Reporting Requirements from Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). It is the first time that an international predoctoral dental education program based outside the United States has received such a status from the...

August 23, 2019 Pharma sector being closely observed, collusion to be strictly punished; CCP

Press Release The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) while setting aside its show-cause notice issued to Pharma Bureau for prima facie cartelization, has warned that the pharmaceutical sector is being observed closely and any collusive or anti-competitive activity shall be dealt with strictly. In another instance of impartial and unbiased enforcement, CCP is setting aside...

August 22, 2019 We need Earth; Earth needs us

By Dr Hira M. Khan Earth is our home; a home we watch getting robbed, attacked and humiliated daily. It is our home! It is the land beneath our feet, and it gives us air to breathe… to live. Home does not discriminate. Kings and queens, and homeless have reaped from it, drank its water...

August 22, 2019 Three medical colleges of Sindh face acute shortage of teachers

LARKANA: Three medical colleges in the Larkana and Sukkur region of the Sindh province running under the Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University (SMBBMU) are facing an acute shortage of teaching faculty due to which the professional studies of the enrolled students are being hindered. These institutions include the Chandka Medical College (CMC) and the...

August 22, 2019 Health Dept imposes complete ban on plastic bags

KARACHI: The Sindh Health Department has imposed a ban on the use of plastic bags in all of Sindh’s hospitals and medical colleges. Director, General Health Services, Sindh, Dr Masood Ahmed Solangi, has directed the Divisional Director of Health Services and the Karachi division’s district health officers, directors, civil surgeons, and medical superintendents to strictly...

August 22, 2019 Air pollution as harmful as smoking a cigarette pack per day

KARACHI: Researchers have found that ozone air pollution, which is increasing with climate change, can accelerate lung disease as much as that by smoking a pack of cigarettes a day. “We were surprised to see how strong air pollution’s impact was on the progression of emphysema on lung scans. It is in the same league...

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Searle announces the acquisition of OBS Pakistan
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Searle announces the acquisition of OBS Pakistan

KARACHI: One of Pakistan’s leading pharmaceutical companies, the Searle company Ltd., recently announced that it is acquiring OBS Pakistan Ltd. A recently issued statement said that Searle had been a US-based multinational company as it was acquired by IBL Group in 1993 and listed in the Pakistan Stock Exchange. The latest acquisition will strengthen Searle’s…

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Dr Irfan Qureshi’s Comprehensive Implantology Course
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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,…

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First International Predoctoral Dental Education Program to receive CODA accreditation
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First International Predoctoral Dental Education Program to receive CODA accreditation

Press Release Dental Education program, sponsored by King Abdulaziz University in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, recently received the status of Approval Without Reporting Requirements from Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). It is the first time that an international predoctoral dental education program based outside the United States has received such a status from the…

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Pharma sector being closely observed, collusion to be strictly punished; CCP
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Pharma sector being closely observed, collusion to be strictly punished; CCP

Press Release The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) while setting aside its show-cause notice issued to Pharma Bureau for prima facie cartelization, has warned that the pharmaceutical sector is being observed closely and any collusive or anti-competitive activity shall be dealt with strictly. In another instance of impartial and unbiased enforcement, CCP is setting aside…

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Recommendations for Sugar-Free Schools in England
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Recommendations for Sugar-Free Schools in England

Compiled by: Prof. Dr Fazal Ghani, Dean Postgraduate Dental Studies, Peshawar Dental College, Peshawar (Pakistan) More than 40% of under-18s didn’t visit an NHS dentist last year, figures show. Dental surgeons are calling for the government in England to encourage all schools to go sugar-free in a bid to combat tooth decay. They say it…

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First International Predoctoral Dental Education Program to receive CODA accreditation
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First International Predoctoral Dental Education Program to receive CODA accreditation

Press Release Dental Education program, sponsored by King Abdulaziz University in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, recently received the status of Approval Without Reporting Requirements from Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). It is the first time that an international predoctoral dental education program based outside the United States has received such a status from the…

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