Colleges, National News / July 10, 2017 Pioneer of Private Medical Education laid to rest today

Monday, 10 July 2017 marks the day when the legendary doctor, surgeon, and education provider Chancellor Prof Dr Fareed Uddin Baqai passed away at the age of 82. The nation will be forever grateful to Prof Fareed Uddin for the establishment of Baqai Medical University. Among the most prestigious medical establishments of the country, Baqai...

Colleges, National News / July 3, 2017 Medical Colleges Requested To Abide By PMDC Admission Policy

ISLAMABAD-The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has requested all medical colleges under the public as well as the private sector to follow the policy of admitting 85% open merit seats and 15% foreign quote seats every year. A PMDC official claimed that under this new medical and dental college admission policy, in the case...

National News / July 3, 2017 Immunization team in the line of fire again

SWABI-A technician of the Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) was shot dead in a gun attack whilst returning home from work in Swabi. According to the police, Sohail Ahmed, who belonged to Kalu Khan Village, was posted in Narnji village by the health department, a village which borders Buner district. He was returning home from the...

National News / July 1, 2017 Sad News: death of son of Liaquat Ali Humayun

LAHORE: Umair Liaquat, son of Mr. Liaquat Ali Humayun, President Dental Trade and Manufacturers’ Association (DTMA) and Chief Executive Humayun Dental Supply has passed away today. (Inna Lillahe wainjja elaihe rajaioon).  His Namaz-e-Janazah will be offered after Asr prayers in Lahore today, 1st July 2017. The address of Mr. Humayun is given below for your...

National News, News / May 24, 2017 Dr Najib Siddiqui passed away

KARACHI-Renowned Dental Surgeon Dr Najib Siddiqui was found dead in his house today, 24th May 2017. He was presently Head of Department of Orthodontics at a reputed private dental college in Karachi. According to reports, his wife is currently abroad to attend the convocation of their son, and their daughter resides in Australia. He was...

National News, News / May 20, 2017 Free cleft lip and palate camp at ANTH

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Cleft lip and Palate Association (ICLAPA) arranged a cleft lip and palate free surgery camp at Dr. Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital (ANTH) Main Murree Road Baharakhu Islamabad in the first week of May. Prof Ma Lain and Prof Zhou Xia consultants from School of Stomatology Peking University China were invited as guests and...

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Immunization team in the line of fire again
National News

Immunization team in the line of fire again

SWABI-A technician of the Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) was shot dead in a gun attack whilst returning home from work in Swabi. According to the police, Sohail Ahmed, who belonged to Kalu Khan Village, was posted in Narnji village by the health department, a village which borders Buner district. He was returning home from the…

Sad News: death of son of Liaquat Ali Humayun
National News

Sad News: death of son of Liaquat Ali Humayun

LAHORE: Umair Liaquat, son of Mr. Liaquat Ali Humayun, President Dental Trade and Manufacturers’ Association (DTMA) and Chief Executive Humayun Dental Supply has passed away today. (Inna Lillahe wainjja elaihe rajaioon).  His Namaz-e-Janazah will be offered after Asr prayers in Lahore today, 1st July 2017. The address of Mr. Humayun is given below for your…

Dr Najib Siddiqui passed away
National News, News

Dr Najib Siddiqui passed away

KARACHI-Renowned Dental Surgeon Dr Najib Siddiqui was found dead in his house today, 24th May 2017. He was presently Head of Department of Orthodontics at a reputed private dental college in Karachi. According to reports, his wife is currently abroad to attend the convocation of their son, and their daughter resides in Australia. He was…

Free cleft lip and palate camp at ANTH
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Free cleft lip and palate camp at ANTH

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Cleft lip and Palate Association (ICLAPA) arranged a cleft lip and palate free surgery camp at Dr. Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital (ANTH) Main Murree Road Baharakhu Islamabad in the first week of May. Prof Ma Lain and Prof Zhou Xia consultants from School of Stomatology Peking University China were invited as guests and…

SHC grants stay to PDA
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SHC grants stay to PDA

The concerted efforts of Pakistan Dental Association (PDA) president Dr. Saqib Rashid and the association’s prominent members have yielded fruit. Sindh High Court (SHC) has granted stay to PDA members against Sindh Revenue Board (SRB). The stay was against the imposition of sales tax on certain dental treatments.

Prof. Dr. Zia ul Haque passes away
Colleges, National News

Prof. Dr. Zia ul Haque passes away

With a heavy heart we inform you about the sad demise of Prof. Zia ul Haque, Head of Dental Section Bolan Medical College Quetta. He was admitted at Agha Khan hospital for treatment of intestinal cancer. Namaz e Janaza was held today (on 18th April 2017) at 10am at Mastung. We at Dental News offer…

PMDC Struck With Corruption Allegations Again
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PMDC Struck With Corruption Allegations Again

Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMCD) has faced many corruption allegations since the past 10 years and yet again it is shook by the same. At an executive committee held recently, the members did not allow the president of PMDC, Dr. Shabir Lehri, to take over his seat and accused him of corruption accusations. According…

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