June 14, 2019 Blood transfusion can save millions of lives each year

KARACHI: On the occasion of World Blood Donor Day 2019, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, emphasized that everyone in the world had the right to access safe blood transfusion, when and where it was needed. Access to safe blood and blood products is essential for universal...

June 13, 2019 Dr Arif Alvi’s brother-in-law passes away

Dr Rashid Ahmed, the brother-in-law of President Dr Arif Alvi, passed away in Karachi today. The Namaz-e-Janaza will be held at Sultan Mosque, DHA, Karachi, after Asar prayer. Dr Rashid Ahmed was a renowned radiologist and patron-in-chief of Pakistan Journal of Radiology. He was awarded Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in 2017 by the President of Pakistan.

June 12, 2019 Proud moment for Pakistan’s dental fraternity

Dr Mohammad A. Javaid, a graduate of University of Health Sciences (Lahore), has become the first Pakistani dentist to get accepted in Canadian Dental Specialty Residency Program. Dr Javaid is also a Fellow of The Royal College of Dentists of Canada, and Diplomat of The American Board of Periodontics and Implant Surgery. Dr Javaid has...

June 12, 2019 SHCC to organize consultative meeting of regulatory bodies

KARACHI: The Sindh Health Care Commission is organizing a consultative meeting of regulatory authorities on June 18th, 2019, in Karachi to devise a comprehensive strategy to improve health services delivery standards and eliminate quackery from Pakistan. The representatives of the Punjab Health Care Commission, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Care Commission, Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan, Pakistan...

June 12, 2019 Sir Syed Dental Lab Program Launched

Sir Syed Dental College has launched a dental lab program 2019 to create oral health & clinical awareness among students and faculty. Clinical scenarios will be demonstrated to the students; they will also be provided with an in-depth guide on various debilitating oral illnesses that people commonly face, and the different specialties of dental profession....

June 11, 2019 Claims of transforming Larkana to Paris couldn’t see light

Make WHO HIV Outbreak report public, demands PML-F leader Pakistan Muslim League Functional (PML-F) General Secretary and Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) Information Secretary Sardar Abdul Raheem has expressed concern over the World Health Organisation (WHO) report about the HIV outbreak in Larkana, calling the exponential rise in HIV cases Sindh Government’s worst failure. “The recent WHO report...

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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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Johnson & Johnson faces a multi-billion dollar lawsuit over opioid crisis
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Johnson & Johnson faces a multi-billion dollar lawsuit over opioid crisis

Johnson and Johnson, one of the world’s largest drug manufacturers, recently came under fire for promoting the ‘opioid epidemic’. Prosecutors have accused Johnson & Johnson for misleading the public by deceptively marketing their painkillers while completely downplaying its negative dependence traits. The company is now on trial in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the Oklahoma…

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SHCC to organize consultative meeting of regulatory bodies
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SHCC to organize consultative meeting of regulatory bodies

KARACHI: The Sindh Health Care Commission is organizing a consultative meeting of regulatory authorities on June 18th, 2019, in Karachi to devise a comprehensive strategy to improve health services delivery standards and eliminate quackery from Pakistan. The representatives of the Punjab Health Care Commission, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Care Commission, Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan, Pakistan…

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World Orthodontic Day at AIDM
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World Orthodontic Day at AIDM

World Orthodontic Day was organized at Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine (AIDM) Defence Campus by HOD of Orthodontics Department Prof. Dr Ambreen Afzal Ehsan and Prof Dr Hasnain Sakrani. The agenda was to discuss the treatment plans of untreated cases with orthodontic specialists from different colleges/universities, and to facilitate orthodontic trainees in their clinical work….

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Dr Arif Alvi’s brother-in-law passes away
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Dr Arif Alvi’s brother-in-law passes away

Dr Rashid Ahmed, the brother-in-law of President Dr Arif Alvi, passed away in Karachi today. The Namaz-e-Janaza will be held at Sultan Mosque, DHA, Karachi, after Asar prayer. Dr Rashid Ahmed was a renowned radiologist and patron-in-chief of Pakistan Journal of Radiology. He was awarded Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in 2017 by the President of Pakistan.

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