International News, National News / September 19, 2018 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...

National News / September 19, 2018 PAMI Agrees Upon Revising Annual Fees of Medical and Dental Institutions

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Association of Private Medical and Dental Institutions (PAMI), agreed upon reducing both Medical and Dental colleges’ fee, by a total sum of Rs. 50,000. Previously, Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and PAMI, collectively reached to an agreement based on increasing the fee of private Medical and Dental colleges, from Rs. 800,000 to...

National News, Uncategorized / September 17, 2018 Austerity Drive; PMDC stopped from visiting QMUL, UK

Islamabad- The Ministry of National Health Service has barred the PMDC delegation from travelling to UK on public expense. A PMDC delegation comprised of four candidates was to visit the Queen Mary University London, out of which two delegates were to travel on expenses borne by the council. After learning of this plan, the NHS Ministry...

National News / September 10, 2018 Editorial Board, JPDA Expresses Pride Over the Election of Pres. Dr Alvi

Karachi- On behalf of the editorial board of the Journal of the Pakistan Dental Association, comprised of editors Dr Inayatullah Padhiar, Prof. Dr Saqib Rashid, Prof. Dr Arshad Hasan, Managing Editor Mr Hashim Hassan and the Editor in Chief Prof Ayyaz Ali Khan expressed pride over the election of Dr Arif Alvi as the 13th President of Pakistan....

National News / September 6, 2018 PDA Congratulates Pres. Dr Arif Alvi

Karachi – Pakistan Dental Association congratulated President Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Dr Arif Alvi on being elected as the 13thPresident of Pakistan. Pres Alvi has also served as PDA’s president in the past. President PDA Dr Mahmood Shah informed that PDA has been receiving several congratulatory messages concerning Pres. Alvi’s win. There have been messages...

National News / September 4, 2018 Dr Arif Alvi Becomes 13th President of Pakistan

Islamabad- Dr Arif Alvi has won presidential election, he nominated by the ruling coalition in the government, led by Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Alvi’s political stint extends to a period of over five decades that commenced with his involvement in student politics as a president of the student union at de’Montmorency College of Dentistry...

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Hypertension Guidelines: Revised
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Hypertension Guidelines: Revised

Earlier, the American Heart Association (AHA) announced certain changes to the definition and classification of Hypertension. The new guidelines, jointly developed by the American College of Cardiology (ACC), AHA and 9 other professional organizations, after reviewing more than 900 published studies, updated the previously used 2003 guidelines. The new guidelines recommend establishing Blood Pressure (BP)…

Dengue, Still on The Rise in Karachi!
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Dengue, Still on The Rise in Karachi!

19 More Dengue Cases Surface. KARACHI– As many as 19 more Dengue Fever cases were detected across the city of Karachi, taking the reported cases toll to 669 in the city, since 1st January 2018. As per weekly report issued by Prevention and Control Program for Dengue in Sindh, at least 20 new dengue fever…

Dental Quacks a Menace for Dentistry in Pakistan
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Dental Quacks a Menace for Dentistry in Pakistan

KARACHI- In our country Pakistan, there are around 40,000 non-qualified dental practitioners or we may refer to them as ‘quacks,’ who are playing havoc with the lives of people, as they have little or no concepts of infection control and sterilization, at all. This was revealed by the experts at Aga Khan University (AKU), at a…

Dentoscope Aesthetic Dentistry Course
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Dentoscope Aesthetic Dentistry Course

Dentoscope Pakistan Academy For Advanced Skills Development Islamabad- Dentoscope Pakistan Academy for Advanced Skills Development is one of the fastest emerging Dental Training Academy in twin cities, founded and owned by Dr. Rashid Hassan, CEO Dentoscope, Associate Professor and HOD, Watim Dental College, Rawalpindi. The Academy conducted its first module of Aesthetic Dentistry. Module 01…

GENERAL ELECTIONS ‘18
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GENERAL ELECTIONS ‘18

Red Crescent Society establishes a control room for emergency responses KARACHI– Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS), Provincial Headquarter Sindh, established a 24/7; round the clock control room at  Hilal-e-Ahmer House Clifton, Karachi, to tackle and cater any unforeseen emergency situation in Karachi, during the General Elections. The emergency response teams comprises of trained volunteers and…

KIHD’s Functionality Affected By General Election ‘18
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KIHD’s Functionality Affected By General Election ‘18

KARACHI- The Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases (KIHD) lacked to fulfill the services provided by the hospital’s Coronary Care Unit (CCU) and patient wards, due to shortage of their nursing and paramedical staff, in light of the country’s general election’18 day. Executive Director, Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases, wrote a letter to Senior Director, Medical…

Lyari Hospital Faces Trouble Due To Electoral Duties
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Lyari Hospital Faces Trouble Due To Electoral Duties

KARACHI– Sindh Government Lyari General Hospital’s (LGH) administration faced an immense amount of trouble whilst catering medical emergencies on general election’s day , as majority of their doctors and helping staff were assigned with various election duties. Sources at Lyari General Hospital informed that, around 165 doctors out of 190 were deputed on general duties….

ETEA, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Conducts Entrance Tests for Medical and Dental Colleges
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ETEA, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Conducts Entrance Tests for Medical and Dental Colleges

PESHAWAR: The authoritative personnel of the Academics and Admissions Department at Khyber Medical University (KMU) Peshawar, issued directives for the facilitation of students appearing in the Educational Testing & Evaluation Agency (ETEA) entrance test for admissions to Medical & Dental Colleges of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. These entrance tests were conducted at the Islamia Collegiate School in…

Foreign Qualified Doctors Undergo PMDC’s Equivalency Examination
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Foreign Qualified Doctors Undergo PMDC’s Equivalency Examination

Islamabad: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) held their equivalency examinations for foreign qualified medical and dental graduates. Upon announcing the results, it was revealed that, 80 percent medical and 88 percent dental graduates passed the examination. These exams were conducted by the National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) at CMH and Armed Forces…

Quetta Hosts PPA-POA Joint Dental Conference and Trade Show
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Quetta Hosts PPA-POA Joint Dental Conference and Trade Show

Quetta– The 6th International Joint PPA-POA Conference and Trade Show held in Quetta Club, Quetta. Thousands of National and International dental professionals are registered delegates at the event. The conference with a theme, ‘Think Globally, Act Locally’ was inaugurated by the head of southern Command, Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa. It is heartening to note that distinguished foreign and…

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