February 20, 2019 A month later, Govt still unable to form new PMDC governing body 

ISLAMABAD: A month after the dissolution of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, the government is still unable to design a competent governing body for PMDC. Due to which, critical affairs of the council have been facing delay. Moreover, the government will have to move quickly to have the ordinance approved from both, the upper and...

February 20, 2019 Junior doctors nominated to represent Punjab in PMDC

LAHORE: As per President Arif Alvi’s new PMDC ordinance 2019, senior doctors were to be nominated from each province for the new 17-member council. The health department of Punjab has nominated junior doctors for the province’s representation in PMDC in clinical sciences, basic sciences and dentistry. According to the Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education Department...

February 14, 2019 Sindh doctors observe strike again

KARACHI: The doctors of Sindh under the banner of the Joint Action Committee announced a complete boycott of OPDs and Operation Theaters (OTs) throughout the Sindh province on Wednesday, February 13th, 2019. Vice-President, Young Doctors Association (YDA), Sindh, Dr Waris Ali Jakhrani, stated that the doctors of Sindh would observe a complete strike across the province again...

February 13, 2019 Dr Masood Solangi appointed DG Health Sindh

KARACHI: Services, General Administration and Coordination Department Sindh have appointed Dr Masood Ahmed Solangi as the Director General (BS-20) Health Services, Sindh, Hyderabad, against an existing vacancy. According to a notification, Dr Masood Ahmed Solangi, Senior Medical Officer (BS-20) currently working as the District Health Officer, District East, Karachi, has been transferred and posted with...

February 13, 2019 Sindh doctors salary at par with Punjab doctors

KARACHI: Chief Minister, Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah has decided to give salary packages to doctors working in the Sindh Provincial Government Health Department at par with the salaries of Punjab doctors. The Chief Minister has directed Chief Secretary, Mumtaz Ali Shah, to carry out an exercise to give remuneration to the doctors of Sindh...

February 12, 2019 SHCC awareness session on complaint registration process

KARACHI: The Directorate of Complaints Sindh Healthcare Commission (SHCC) conducted awareness sessions at their divisional headquarters of Larkana and Ghotki district to provide information about SHCC and the importance of complaint cell along with the process of complaint registration. About 60 participants from different healthcare establishments (HCE’s) including superintendents, doctors, the nursing staff of hospitals...

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Junior doctors nominated to represent Punjab in PMDC

LAHORE: As per President Arif Alvi’s new PMDC ordinance 2019, senior doctors were to be nominated from each province for the new 17-member council. The health department of Punjab has nominated junior doctors for the province’s representation in PMDC in clinical sciences, basic sciences and dentistry. According to the Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education Department…

Sindh doctors observe strike again
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Sindh doctors observe strike again

KARACHI: The doctors of Sindh under the banner of the Joint Action Committee announced a complete boycott of OPDs and Operation Theaters (OTs) throughout the Sindh province on Wednesday, February 13th, 2019. Vice-President, Young Doctors Association (YDA), Sindh, Dr Waris Ali Jakhrani, stated that the doctors of Sindh would observe a complete strike across the province again…

Dr Masood Solangi appointed DG Health Sindh
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Dr Masood Solangi appointed DG Health Sindh

KARACHI: Services, General Administration and Coordination Department Sindh have appointed Dr Masood Ahmed Solangi as the Director General (BS-20) Health Services, Sindh, Hyderabad, against an existing vacancy. According to a notification, Dr Masood Ahmed Solangi, Senior Medical Officer (BS-20) currently working as the District Health Officer, District East, Karachi, has been transferred and posted with…

Sindh doctors salary at par with Punjab doctors
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Sindh doctors salary at par with Punjab doctors

KARACHI: Chief Minister, Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah has decided to give salary packages to doctors working in the Sindh Provincial Government Health Department at par with the salaries of Punjab doctors. The Chief Minister has directed Chief Secretary, Mumtaz Ali Shah, to carry out an exercise to give remuneration to the doctors of Sindh…

SHCC awareness session on complaint registration process
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SHCC awareness session on complaint registration process

KARACHI: The Directorate of Complaints Sindh Healthcare Commission (SHCC) conducted awareness sessions at their divisional headquarters of Larkana and Ghotki district to provide information about SHCC and the importance of complaint cell along with the process of complaint registration. About 60 participants from different healthcare establishments (HCE’s) including superintendents, doctors, the nursing staff of hospitals…

PMA concerned over poor functioning of PMDC
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PMA concerned over poor functioning of PMDC

KARACHI-The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) expressed its concern about the present situation of chaos and confusion in the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) that has severely affected the working of PMDC. The Secretary-General, Pakistan Medical Association (Centre), Dr S.M. Qaisar Sajjad, in his statement said, as you know that on 5th January 2019, a…

Sindh’s Doctors to get Punjab-like Allowances
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Sindh’s Doctors to get Punjab-like Allowances

KARACHI: Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh on Information, Barrister Murtaza Wahab stated that protesting young doctors had announced to end their strike following successful negotiations. Flanked by Dr Peer Manzoor and Dr Ahmed Sultan at the Sindh Assembly, Wahab addressed the media quoting that the health department had agreed to the genuine and bona fide…

Anti-Quackery Team on  Mission Clean Sweep in Karachi
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Anti-Quackery Team on Mission Clean Sweep in Karachi

Karachi – An anti-quackery team of Sindh Health Care Commission (SHCC), recently, conducted various raids against quacks, in the Clifton area of Karachi, in collaboration with District Health Officer (DHO) and law enforcement agencies. The team paid a supervise visit to KKT Orthopedic Hospital after receiving several complaints. It was observed that unregistered treatment methods…

Tenure of Members Cut to 3 yrs: PMDC Ordinance ’19
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Tenure of Members Cut to 3 yrs: PMDC Ordinance ’19

ISLAMABAD: In a first, the federal government has decided to revise the tenures of members of the country’s top medical education regulator apart from ending the representation of elected lawmakers on the board’s table. This is contained in the new Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) Ordinance 2019 which was approved by President Arif Alvi recently….

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