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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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Hepatitis E found in donor blood

PARIS: Study finds that more one in 3,000 donations made in England are infected with hepatitis E virus (HEV) which can cause liver disease, said a study Monday that sparked a call for screening in Europe. The revelation was made on World Hepatitis Day on The Lancet Medical Journal quoting a study saying that a systematic analysis of…

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Pak Dental Community at APDC Dubai

Dubai – June : Asia Pacific Dental Federation organized their 36th Annual Asia Pacific Dental Congress (APDC) at the Dubai World Trade Center, U.A.E. Asia Pacific Dental Federation (APDF) officially formed in 1955, presently a federation comprising of 27 countries, is the official organization in Asia working for the uplift of oral and dental health….

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Philippines urges Muslims to abort Hajj

MANILA: The Philippines urged its large Muslim minority to reconsider plans to join pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia this year due to a deadly virus outbreak there. About 6,500 Filipinos who are set to join the annual Hajj pilgrimage in October are being urged to go next year instead, when the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS)…

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FDI India to show 8 Pakistani researches

Pakistani Studies to be featured at FDI Congress India The FDI Annual World Dental Congress 2014 to be hosted by the Indian Dental Association this year in New Delhi, India from 11-14 September, marks one of the main events of 2014 which is expected to gather more than 10,000 visitors from around the globe. Research…


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