August 21, 2019 SHCC constitutes subgroups to deal with infectious diseases

KARACHI: The Sindh Health Care Commission has formed four subgroups of the Taskforce for Infection Prevention and Control to deal with infectious diseases smoothly in the future. Chief Executive Officer, Sindh Healthcare Commission, Dr Minhaj Qidwai, chaired the second meeting of the Taskforce for Infection Prevention and Control. Prof Dr Rafiq Khanani of the Liaquat...

August 19, 2019 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...

August 17, 2019 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...

August 14, 2019 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.

August 8, 2019 Prime Minister’s Medical Talent Scholarship Programme

Press Release Pakistani medical graduates holding the full FCPS, MD or MS in any discipline are invited for two-year fully-funded higher training positions in leading teaching hospitals in the UK. Where possible, preference will be given to those wishing to pursue advanced training in anesthesia, intensive care, neonatology, emergency medicine and pathology, but candidates from...

August 7, 2019 Patients Complaint Cell establish at JPMC

KARACHI: The Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) has established a patients’ complaint cell in the hospital to resolve patients and their attendant’s complaints concerning the hospital’s functioning. Executive Director, JPMC, Dr Seemin Jamali, said the complaints cell had been set up in the institution. Additionally, 16 complaints and suggestions boxes are also being installed in...

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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…

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…

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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.

Prime Minister’s Medical Talent Scholarship Programme
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Prime Minister’s Medical Talent Scholarship Programme

Press Release Pakistani medical graduates holding the full FCPS, MD or MS in any discipline are invited for two-year fully-funded higher training positions in leading teaching hospitals in the UK. Where possible, preference will be given to those wishing to pursue advanced training in anesthesia, intensive care, neonatology, emergency medicine and pathology, but candidates from…

Patients Complaint Cell establish at JPMC
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Patients Complaint Cell establish at JPMC

KARACHI: The Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) has established a patients’ complaint cell in the hospital to resolve patients and their attendant’s complaints concerning the hospital’s functioning. Executive Director, JPMC, Dr Seemin Jamali, said the complaints cell had been set up in the institution. Additionally, 16 complaints and suggestions boxes are also being installed in…

Contract Doctors Stage Protest For Regularization
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Contract Doctors Stage Protest For Regularization

KARACHI: Contractually employed doctors working on different projects of the Sindh Health Department recently staged a protest demonstration demanding the regularization on their posts at the Karachi Press Club (KPC). The doctors working in the Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Accident Emergency & Trauma Centre, Maternal, Neonatal & Child Health Project, Nutrition Support Program Sindh (NSP),…

Prof Ghani wins membership of renowned UK Charity
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Prof Ghani wins membership of renowned UK Charity

In recognition of his extraordinary contributions towards facilitating the use of evidence based medicine (EBM), Prof. Dr Fazal Ghani, Head of Department of Prosthodontics and Dean Postgraduate Dental Sciences, Peshawar Dental College, Peshawar has earned the right to Cochrane Collaboration Membership. Cochrane Collaboration is a UK registered Charity with its office in Central London. Cochrane has…


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