April 22, 2019 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...

April 22, 2019 Dr Zafar Mirza welcomed as new Federal Health Minister

Islamabad: The recent appointment of eminent public health specialist, Dr Zafar Mirza, as the Minister of State for National Health Services, Regulations, and Coordination was welcomed by the global and national public health fraternity. Assigning health at the federal level to a top expert in the field with years of relevant experience in Pakistan and...

April 22, 2019 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...

April 22, 2019 Our planet, our home needs us

The world has evolved into a global village where problems like diseases, disasters and pollution have enveloped the entire planet. These detrimental occurrences are now a global concern, and in this type of chaos, it has become increasingly crucial to preserve the Earth and protect its inhabitants- from human beings to plants and animals, from...

April 20, 2019 Girl declared dead a few hours after reporting dental pain

Karachi- On experiencing toothache, Asmat, 25, visited a government hospital for checkup. The doctor on duty, Dr Ayaz, wrote a prescription of an injection and handed it over to the compounder, Shahzaib. Asmat’s condition deteriorated as soon as the compounder administered the injection. She was immediately shifted to the emergency ward on a stretcher. Upon examination by...

April 20, 2019 AIDM Convocation 2019

KARACHI- On April 15th, Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine (AIDM) organized convocation ceremony for batches of years 2017 and 2018. In his welcome address, Prof Dr Mohammad Hasnain Sakrani, Principal AIDM congratulated the graduates on achieving this important milestone. Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi graced the occasion as chief guest and conferred...

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Go Nature-Friendly, starting this Earth Day
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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…

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Go Nature-Friendly, starting this Earth Day
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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…

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Go Nature-Friendly, starting this Earth Day
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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…

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Rs 22.5 Million fine imposed on 3 medical and dental institutes
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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…

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Infectious diseases can cause epilepsy: Experts

KARACHI: The President of Neurology Awareness and Research Foundation (NARF), Prof Dr Muhammad Wasey Shakir stated that infectious diseases like TB, typhoid, and meningitis were some common contributors to the high ratio of epilepsy in Pakistan. Speaking at a press conference at the Karachi Press Club, Dr Wasey Shakir said that head injury, brain infection, diabetes,…

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Career counselling seminar for dental students by LWS, LUMHS
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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,…

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Anti-Quackery Team on  Mission Clean Sweep in Karachi
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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…

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Bhitai Dental & Medical College celebrates WOHD’19

WOHD Walk-a-Cause by BDMC Bhitai Dental & Medical College (BDMC) celebrated World Oral Health Day (WOHD) on March 20th. They organized a walk for awareness covering topics of cigarette smoking, smokeless tobacco use and betel nuts chewing habits. At the walk the participants presented the adverse after effects of oral abuse. Many students and faculty…

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