March 26, 2020 Prime Minister announces Rs1.13 trillion package to fight coronavirus

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan recently announced in a Press Conference that a rescue and stimulus package worth about Rs1.13 trillion would be launched. The package aimed at supporting various sectors of society and the economy in absorbing the adverse impacts of coronavirus pandemic. Speaking at a news conference, the prime minister gave details of...

March 26, 2020 Why dental community is an easy target for coronavirus?

Health care workers are the soldiers on the front lines fighting with this contagious disease, especially dentists. By Suhaib Ahsan The general public may not be aware of the realities of health care in general and certainly not during this pandemic. As pandemic disease COVID-19 is spreading rapidly. Hospital staffs such as doctors, dentists and...

March 25, 2020 DRAP warns against chloroquine for COVID-19

ISLAMABAD: In a recent Press Conference, the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has warned citizens against taking chloroquine as it can severely damage the liver and become a reason for heart attack. The conference was held to clear the air after receiving reports of a number of people using the drug, a medicine prescribed...

March 25, 2020 How dentists can prepare against COVID-19?

Recently, the city of Wuhan gave rise to a mutant version of coronavirus commonly known as Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  This zoonotic species can be transmitted between the animals and humans such as bats that are involved in the current spread. Contagion spreads through direct contact with the infected person and contaminated objects such as metal...

March 24, 2020 ‘Coronavirus can transmit through infected blood’

KARACHI: Secretary of the Sindh Blood Transfusion Authority (SBTA), Dr Durre Naz Jamal Kazi, said that the coronavirus could be transmitted via the infected blood of a patient to a healthy person. She said that one such case had been reported in a foreign country, and she urged public and healthcare workers to avoid taking...

March 24, 2020 COVID-19: Dental community ready to face new challenges?

Since its outbreak, COVID-19, an infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus, has spread across the globe to an extent that WHO has declared it as a pandemic. By Dr Sumaiya Hasan COVID-19: Fast and Furious Owing to its rapid transmission from infected animal or person, COVID-19 poses a serious threat to the...

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Why dental community is an easy target for coronavirus?
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Why dental community is an easy target for coronavirus?

Health care workers are the soldiers on the front lines fighting with this contagious disease, especially dentists. By Suhaib Ahsan The general public may not be aware of the realities of health care in general and certainly not during this pandemic. As pandemic disease COVID-19 is spreading rapidly. Hospital staffs such as doctors, dentists and…

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New Zealand’s first clear aligner company launched
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New Zealand’s first clear aligner company launched

New Zealand: Smilii, the first New Zealand brand of clear aligners, will soon be providing quality treatment to its clients to make tooth straightening procedures more available to New Zealanders. In the past, Clear aligner technology has been dominated by two American brands that offer their products at different prices and in different qualities. According…

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FMU bids farewell to MS Dr Iqbal
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FMU bids farewell to MS Dr Iqbal

Faisalabad: Dr Mohammad Iqbal, Chief Dental Surgeon after rendering outstanding service over the tenure of more than three decades has been recently retired from Faisalabad Medical University (FMU) as Medical Superintendent (MS).The faculty and paramedical staff arranged farewell ceremony in recognition of his services. Dr Khurram Altaf Shami, MS Allied Hospital and Prof. Dr Umer…

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The plight of Dental Students
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The plight of Dental Students

By Dr. Ramsha Aijaz “Am I done with struggle?” Thought that came in mind after getting admission in government medical university. “No, it’s just the beginning,” something within me answered back. Thinking about my glittering future when I stepped in university premises, I came across different world then I imagined. Hall was filled with happy,…

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3D printers now become ‘handy’- Latest revolution in the world of dentistry
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3D printers now become ‘handy’- Latest revolution in the world of dentistry

Biomedical engineers have recently developed a handheld 3D bioprinter that could revolutionise the way musculoskeletal surgical procedures are performed. The latest advancement was done by the biomedical engineers at the UConn School of Dental Medicine. The bioprinter, developed by Dr. Ali Tamayol, associate professor in the School of Dental Medicine biomedical engineering department, enables surgeons…

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CP SMART- A new revolution in the world of orthodontics
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CP SMART- A new revolution in the world of orthodontics

Karachi: Guided by focus on proprietary process, Clear Path orthodontics has recently developed a new Interface of 3D setup, CP Smart. Clearpath has always strived relentlessly to provide new improved quality aligners to its customers. ClearPath has improved its own unique manufacturing process with the help of highly skilled and trained research team. According to…

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DRAP warns against chloroquine for COVID-19
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DRAP warns against chloroquine for COVID-19

ISLAMABAD: In a recent Press Conference, the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has warned citizens against taking chloroquine as it can severely damage the liver and become a reason for heart attack. The conference was held to clear the air after receiving reports of a number of people using the drug, a medicine prescribed…

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DUHS-DICE Health Innovation Exhibition begins at Expo Centre
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DUHS-DICE Health Innovation Exhibition begins at Expo Centre

KARACHI: The two-day event of the 5th All Pakistan DUHS-DICE Health Innovation exhibition was inaugurated at the Expo Center Karachi. The Dow University of Health Sciences, a leading health sciences university, organized the event. In this exhibition, Pakistani and foreign delegates stated that Pakistan must adopt self-reliance as a national agenda by making everything that…

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