National News / October 18, 2018 Jawed Akhai, Chairman Martin Dow Passes Away

DN Report: Jawed Akhai, Chairman at Martin Dow, passed away in France, while under treatment. Akhai was a prominent Pakistani businessman in the pharmaceutical sector, with a family background in pharmaceutical business of over five decades. Besides being the chairman at Martin Dow, Akhai held many prominent positions with several renowned associations, namely Director of Pakistan-USA...

National News / October 17, 2018 PMDC Forms Sub-committee for Preparation of Dental Curriculum

DN Report Islamabad- Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) held two sessions on September 7th and 25th, respectively, wherein there were talks of designing a systematic and comprehensive dental curricular. In pursuance of these meetings, the council has constituted a “Sub-committee of Medical Education Committee on Dental Curricular”, with the task of preparing a template for the...

Events, National News, Uncategorized / October 13, 2018 International Health Expo 2018, Islamabad

Islamabad- Stretching from October 5th to 7th, the International Health Expo was the talk of healthcare community. Organized by Dr Jawad Faisal and Mr Aijaz Shahid, the expo took place at the Pak-China Friendship Center, Islamabad. The large-scale, multi-speciality congress was the first of its kind to be held in Pakistan. Several renowned names, like...

Colleges, National News / October 13, 2018 Governor Sindh Assures DDC Protestors of Registration with PMDC

KARACHI-   Dow Dental College Graduates & Students Parents’ Action Committee, on Friday staged a protest demonstration at Expo Centre Karachi during the ‘4th All Pakistan DUHS-DICE Health Innovation Exhibition 2018’. The protestors demanded that Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) should register DDC. They were carrying banners and placards inscribed with different slogans like;...

National News / October 11, 2018 Dentistry Con’18 Exploring the Recent Variations in Oral Healthcare

Islamabad- On October 6th, Dentistry Con 2018, themed “Exploring the Recent Variations in Dentistry & Oral Healthcare” was held at the Pak-China Friendship Center, in Islamabad. Dental News, the leading dental periodical, was the primary organizer and exclusive media partner of the event. The event was executed in collaboration with Pakistan Dental Association (PDA), an...

National News, Uncategorized / October 11, 2018 Admissions in DDC and DIKIOHS on hold

Karachi- It has been months since PMDC barred Dr Ishartul Ebad Khan Institute of Oral Health Sciences (DIKIOHS) from admitting new students, after witnessing deficiencies in their set-up, on visiting the college and its adjoining facility. Dow Dental College (DDC) also came under fire for continuing to function without being officially registered with PMDC. This...

National News

Jawed Akhai, Chairman Martin Dow Passes Away
National News

Jawed Akhai, Chairman Martin Dow Passes Away

DN Report: Jawed Akhai, Chairman at Martin Dow, passed away in France, while under treatment. Akhai was a prominent Pakistani businessman in the pharmaceutical sector, with a family background in pharmaceutical business of over five decades. Besides being the chairman at Martin Dow, Akhai held many prominent positions with several renowned associations, namely Director of Pakistan-USA…

PMDC Forms Sub-committee for Preparation of Dental Curriculum
National News

PMDC Forms Sub-committee for Preparation of Dental Curriculum

DN Report Islamabad- Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) held two sessions on September 7th and 25th, respectively, wherein there were talks of designing a systematic and comprehensive dental curricular. In pursuance of these meetings, the council has constituted a “Sub-committee of Medical Education Committee on Dental Curricular”, with the task of preparing a template for the…

International Health Expo 2018, Islamabad
Events, National News, Uncategorized

International Health Expo 2018, Islamabad

Islamabad- Stretching from October 5th to 7th, the International Health Expo was the talk of healthcare community. Organized by Dr Jawad Faisal and Mr Aijaz Shahid, the expo took place at the Pak-China Friendship Center, Islamabad. The large-scale, multi-speciality congress was the first of its kind to be held in Pakistan. Several renowned names, like…

Governor Sindh Assures DDC Protestors of Registration with PMDC
Colleges, National News

Governor Sindh Assures DDC Protestors of Registration with PMDC

KARACHI-   Dow Dental College Graduates & Students Parents’ Action Committee, on Friday staged a protest demonstration at Expo Centre Karachi during the ‘4th All Pakistan DUHS-DICE Health Innovation Exhibition 2018’. The protestors demanded that Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) should register DDC. They were carrying banners and placards inscribed with different slogans like;…

Dentistry Con’18 Exploring the Recent Variations in Oral Healthcare
National News

Dentistry Con’18 Exploring the Recent Variations in Oral Healthcare

Islamabad- On October 6th, Dentistry Con 2018, themed “Exploring the Recent Variations in Dentistry & Oral Healthcare” was held at the Pak-China Friendship Center, in Islamabad. Dental News, the leading dental periodical, was the primary organizer and exclusive media partner of the event. The event was executed in collaboration with Pakistan Dental Association (PDA), an…

Admissions in DDC and DIKIOHS on hold
National News, Uncategorized

Admissions in DDC and DIKIOHS on hold

Karachi- It has been months since PMDC barred Dr Ishartul Ebad Khan Institute of Oral Health Sciences (DIKIOHS) from admitting new students, after witnessing deficiencies in their set-up, on visiting the college and its adjoining facility. Dow Dental College (DDC) also came under fire for continuing to function without being officially registered with PMDC. This…

First phase of MBBS/BDS admission applications completed, Sindh
National News

First phase of MBBS/BDS admission applications completed, Sindh

KARACHI- The first phase of application for admissions in Sindh’s public and private medical and dental colleges reached completion on Tuesday October 9 as the application submission process met its deadline. This year, the admissions are being held under the centralised induction policy formulated by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), which requires a single merit…

Fact Check: SIUT Refutes Reports of Dr Adib Rizvi’s Death
National News

Fact Check: SIUT Refutes Reports of Dr Adib Rizvi’s Death

KARACHI- Recently several reports surfaced, claiming Dr Adib Rizvi’s passing away; while others said that he was in critical condition. All such claims have been refuted by the admin of Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT). In a statement, SIUT clarified that reports afloat on social media of the Center’s founder’s ill health are…

Dr Munis Mukhtar at ‘Innovation Jumps in Implantology 2018’, Germany
International News, National News

Dr Munis Mukhtar at ‘Innovation Jumps in Implantology 2018’, Germany

Frankfurt– The 6th international scientific congress ‘Innovation Jumps in Oral Implantology’ took place from 6th to 7th September in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Director Academy of Orofacial Aesthetics (AOA) Dr Munis Mukhtar, an eminent implantologist, was invited to the Goethe University Frankfurt to participate in the congress as a speaker.     Dr Mukhtar is the…

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