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After PMDC, DRAP employees lose health allowance
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After PMDC, DRAP employees lose health allowance

ISLAMABAD: The Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) recently raised objection to the overpayment of Rs308 million to the employees of the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) as health professional allowance (HPA). It has been recommended that the amount be recovered and the practice discontinued forthwith. However, DRAP Chief Executive Officer Dr Asim Rauf said…

Trade freeze: Pharma consignments from India diverted after Kashmir crisis
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Trade freeze: Pharma consignments from India diverted after Kashmir crisis

Agitated PPMA approaches DRAP for clearance of old consignments Pakistan’s pharmaceutical industry received a big shock after the government placed a ban on trade with India. The industry relies on raw material imported from India for the manufacturing of several essential medicines. Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (PPMA) has raised this issue with Drug Regulatory Authority…

Dr Irfan Qureshi’s Comprehensive Implantology Course
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Dr Irfan Qureshi’s Comprehensive Implantology Course

Renowned Implantologist Dr Irfan Qureshi recently conducted a two-day course on Comprehensive Implantology. The course was designed for general dental practitioners and dental students that desired to enhance their clinical knowledge and skills in Implant Dentistry. The course outlined the basics of implantology, applied anatomy, diagnosis and treatment planning, bone physiology, sinus augmentation, socket management,…

Dental Grand Round at LUMHS
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Dental Grand Round at LUMHS

JAMSHORO: A monthly dental grand round presentation was recently held at LUMHS, Jamshoro. The event comprised of three case report presentations by postgraduate students from the specialties of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Operative Dentistry, and Prosthodontics. Dr Anum Rana from OMFS Department presented a case report on “Ameloblastoma”, Dr Sunaina from the department of Operative…

Faculty development initiative at AIDC
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Faculty development initiative at AIDC

Abbotabad- The Department of Dental Education, Abbotabad International Dental College, in collaboration with Pathodont Academy of continued Professional development, arranged a hands-on faculty development workshop titled “How to be objective SMART: Designing course files”.   The workshop was attended by Vice Principal Associate Professor Dr Samia Shad, Associate Professor Dr Adil Shahnazwaz, Assistant Professor Amber,…

SHCC and MMIDSP signs MoU for infection prevention
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SHCC and MMIDSP signs MoU for infection prevention

KARACHI: The Sindh Healthcare Commission (SHCC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Society of Pakistan (MMIDSP) for infection prevention in Sindh. The SHCC and MMIDSP signed an MOU to support infection prevention in Sindh through training healthcare professionals. The MMIDSP will provide training assistance to the SHCC in conducting…

Dr Mudassir & Wife Injured in House Fire
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Dr Mudassir & Wife Injured in House Fire

Dr Abdul Mudassir, ex-faculty of Baqai Dental College, Altamash and FJDC, along with his wife met an accident on the second day of Eid after their generator exploded. Dr Mudassir has suffered first and second degree burns. He is currently admitted in Patel Hospital for treatment. Additionally, his house also got damaged due to the…

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Dr Kamran Vasfy Nominated

Islamabad- Vetran Dentist Dr Kamran Vasfy has been nominated for Sitara-e-Imtiaz by the President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi. Dr Kamran has been nominated for his outstanding services rendered for the profession . The award will be conferred in March 2020.

1st UHS- International Dental Conference: Collaborate, Innovate, Cure
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1st UHS- International Dental Conference: Collaborate, Innovate, Cure

Lahore- With the mission of creation of knowledge, providing platform for latest cutting-edge research, and networking, University of Health Sciences Lahore, is all set for the 1st UHS-International Dental Conference to take place from October 3rd to 5th, 2019. The conference themed “Collaborate. Innovate. Cure” will take place at Expo Center Lahore under the leadership…

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