National News / November 23, 2017 PMDC, Private Colleges at Loggerheads

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and private medical colleges are at loggerheads once more over the college admissions process. The council has issued a number of statements advising students not to seek admission in private medical colleges that are in violation of council regulations, while private colleges are using their students and...

National News / November 22, 2017 Pharma Industry Running Out of Time to Print Bar Codes

LAHORE: The rising threat of counterfeit products has become a serious issue for consumers and producers. The proliferation of fake products not only hurts the consumers and genuine producers of goods, it also adversely affects numerous industries which struggle with the task of separating authentic products from their counterfeit counterparts. Despite the Pakistan Drug Regulatory Authority...

National News / November 13, 2017 PMDC Recommends To De-notify Two Colleges for Failing to Fulfil Criteria

Islamabad – Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) recommended to de-notify two private medical and dental colleges – Abbottabad International Medical College and Jinnah Medical College, Peshawar – on their failure to fulfil the criteria of the council while the scheme for the enrolled students’ adjustment will be framed later. An official informed The Nation...

National News / November 11, 2017 PMDC Chief for Action Against Colleges Acting Like ‘Extortionists’

KARACHI – National investigation agencies should probe private medical colleges in the country who are behaving like “the worst type of extortionists” by collecting “bhatta” from parents of aspiring medical students, said Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) President Professor Dr Shabbir Ahmed Lehri. Speaking to the media at the International Conference on Patient Safety...

National News / November 10, 2017 DRAP Responds to Bribe Accusations By Pointing Fingers

LAHORE – Allegations in response to allegations. Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has responded to the allegations made by representatives of Pakistan Drug Lawyers Forum (PDLF) and Pakistan Young Pharmacist Association (PYPA). PDLF and PYPA accused the regulatory authority of making false promotions and illegal hiring. DRAP has rejected all claims of PDLF and...

National News / November 8, 2017 ‘Pakistan Can Earn Millions Through Medical Tourism’

KARACHI – Pakistan has some of the best globally renowned physicians and surgeons, if their expertise are utilised to promote medical tourism, the country can earn a good amount of foreign exchange. This was suggested by medical experts at a seminar held by the Asian Hair Research Society in connection with the World Tourism Day....

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PMDC, Private Colleges at Loggerheads
National News

PMDC, Private Colleges at Loggerheads

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and private medical colleges are at loggerheads once more over the college admissions process. The council has issued a number of statements advising students not to seek admission in private medical colleges that are in violation of council regulations, while private colleges are using their students and…

Pharma Industry Running Out of Time to Print Bar Codes
National News

Pharma Industry Running Out of Time to Print Bar Codes

LAHORE: The rising threat of counterfeit products has become a serious issue for consumers and producers. The proliferation of fake products not only hurts the consumers and genuine producers of goods, it also adversely affects numerous industries which struggle with the task of separating authentic products from their counterfeit counterparts. Despite the Pakistan Drug Regulatory Authority…

PMDC Chief for Action Against Colleges Acting Like ‘Extortionists’
National News

PMDC Chief for Action Against Colleges Acting Like ‘Extortionists’

KARACHI – National investigation agencies should probe private medical colleges in the country who are behaving like “the worst type of extortionists” by collecting “bhatta” from parents of aspiring medical students, said Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) President Professor Dr Shabbir Ahmed Lehri. Speaking to the media at the International Conference on Patient Safety…

DRAP Responds to Bribe Accusations By Pointing Fingers
National News

DRAP Responds to Bribe Accusations By Pointing Fingers

LAHORE – Allegations in response to allegations. Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has responded to the allegations made by representatives of Pakistan Drug Lawyers Forum (PDLF) and Pakistan Young Pharmacist Association (PYPA). PDLF and PYPA accused the regulatory authority of making false promotions and illegal hiring. DRAP has rejected all claims of PDLF and…

‘Pakistan Can Earn Millions Through Medical Tourism’
National News

‘Pakistan Can Earn Millions Through Medical Tourism’

KARACHI – Pakistan has some of the best globally renowned physicians and surgeons, if their expertise are utilised to promote medical tourism, the country can earn a good amount of foreign exchange. This was suggested by medical experts at a seminar held by the Asian Hair Research Society in connection with the World Tourism Day….

Motivating Youngsters to Join Dentistry
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Motivating Youngsters to Join Dentistry

KOCHI: Cochin Periodontist Society, the first professional society for periodontics, which has been in existence since 2005 held a two-day national conference on research – ‘ReCops’ on October 28 and 29 at Hotel Renai, Palarivattom, Kochi.The conference was inaugurated by Dr M K C Nair, the Vice-Chancellor, KUHS, Thrissur in a grand function chaired by the president…

AIDS Control Programme has No Fund to Continue Work
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AIDS Control Programme has No Fund to Continue Work

ISLAMABAD: Despite alarming increase in HIV cases, the cash-starved National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) is struggling to reverse the rising tide since the government did not spend a single penny on the programme. During the last three decades, the HIV pandemic has introduced as an incomprehensible calamity. HIV and AIDS have already taken a terrible human…

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