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Prof. Dr. S.M Rab passed away today in Karachi

Karachi: Prof. Dr. S.M Rab, a reknowned Cardiac Physician of Pakistan, passed away today in Karachi around 5AM reportedly due to cardiac arrest at the age of 87. He had been suffering from the symptoms. Professor Dr. Rab was one of the founding fellows of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan. He had held…

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Poznan to host the 2016 FDI Annual World Dental Congress

Poznan, Poland, is to host the 2016 FDI Annual World Dental Congress (AWDC) in September 2016. The agreement between FDI and local organizing team was signed recently between all parties. Said FDI President Dr Tin Chun Wong: “The decision to hold the 2016 AWDC in Poznan demonstrates FDI’s determination to ensure a good worldwide balance…

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EBOLA Claims the First European Life

MADRID: An elderly priest in Spain became the first European to die from a fast-spreading Ebola outbreak. He remained admitted in Madrid Hospital for 5 days. The Roman Catholic priest, Miguel Pajares, was being treated in Spain with an experimental US serum, ZMapp, after being flown to Madrid. He was the first European patient to…

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Malaysia provides dental records for MH17 investigation

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia: The Health Minister of Malaysia has confirmed that the dental records of all of the Malaysian victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 have been collected and sent to the Netherlands for forensic identification. According to Datuk Seri Dr Subramaniam s/o K.V. Sathasivam his ministry has also provided DNA samples and fingerprints of the…

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Pakistan needs adequate quarantine facilities

Dr Muhammad Mukhtar, a renowned Pakistani scientist, while stressing the need for encouraging clinical research, has warned the country’s lacking in necessary quarantine facilities and trained doctors to deal with a potential viral outbreak of diseases such as Ebola. According to a press release, Dr Mukhtar, who has worked at the Center for Human Virology…

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CME at HU Dental Hospital

Karachi: A special CME program was arranged recently at Hamdard University Dental Hospital, in which a series of special lectures were delivered by Dr Kashif Naqvi and Prof. Dr Mervyn Hosein. Dr Kashif gave lecture on Pharma Guide. In his lecture, initially he gave introduction on the Pharma Guide and its significance with special relevance…

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Foreign Medical grads to be tested by PMDC

ISLAMABAD : The next examination for the registration of foreign qualified doctors and dentists in Islamabad will be conducted by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council next month. “The Step I and Step II medical and dental examinations of the National Examination Board is being planned to be held on 10th August, if the venue…

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