National News / June 14, 2018 Dr Waqas Given LCCI Award

Lahore: The ‘LCCI Achievement Awards, 2018’ held in Lahore, to acknowledge the role of our country’s business oriented communities that are aiding in Pakistan’s economic development. Guest of honour on the occasion was former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who stated that, business community is the economic force of the country and its role is crucial...

National News / May 28, 2018 Promotion

Dr Zahid Iqbal, who did his graduation in 2002 from Karachi Medical & Dental College, was recently promoted as Principal and Associate Dean of Faculty of Dentistry and Allied Sciences (Isra Dental College) Isra University Hyderabad. Soon after graduation & FCPS residency, Dr. Zahid joined Ziauddin Dental College/Ziauddin University as senior lecturer, Karachi. In 2010,...

National News / May 28, 2018 BMCH’s Assistant Professor Dr. Habib Ur Rehman, passed away after battling with brain tumor

Quetta: Assistant Professor OMFS, BMCH Quetta, Dr. Habib Ur Rehman, recently passed away in Quetta, after battling with Brain Tumor. Late Dr. Habib was a great teacher and contributed most of his life in spreading knowledge amongst his students and benefitting his career field. The family and friends have requested to offer prayers for the...

National News / May 23, 2018 Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure: A Growing Threat In Rural Sindh

KARACHI–  A study surfaced, exploring the risk posed by high blood pressure in rural areas of Sindh and discovered several cases of uncontrolled blood pressure despite the use of medication. High blood pressure or hypertension, is often seen as a disease that’s common in urban areas, where risk factors such as stress, poor dietary habits and lack...

National News / May 23, 2018 Medical and Dental Health Camp by Sachal Rangers

A free Medical and Dental Health Camp for the citizens of Karachi at Manghopir, was organized and well executed by Sachal Rangers, under the supervision of Brigadier Naseem Pervez, Sector Commander Sachal Rangers and Transformation International Society, Manghopir, Karachi. This camp was set up in collaboration with Dr. Sobia Aftab, Medical and Academic Director, Transformation...

National News / May 23, 2018 Sindh Budget 2018-19: Over Rs. 96 Billion Earmarked for Health Sector

Sindh Government has allocated Rs 96.38 billion for the Health Sector in the budget for financial year 2018-19. “Apart from rupees 12.2 billion for non-development side, rupees 12.50 billion have been allocated in the head of development,” Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, said at the Sindh Assembly, while presenting the budget. He further...

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PDA (CC) Invited To Sindh Assembly
National News

PDA (CC) Invited To Sindh Assembly

Karachi: A delegation of Pakistan Dental Association (CC) office bearers and council members was invited to the Sindh Assembly by the honourable speaker Agha Siraj Durrani.  The delegation led by Dr Mahmood Shah Presdient PDA (CC) and accompanied by all the office bearers and council members. Dr Mahmood Shah was presented with Sindh Assembly Shield…

PDA President Elected in Manila
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PDA President Elected in Manila

Dr Mahmood Shah, PDA President, was elected as Chairman of Oral Diseases Commission, Asia Pacific Dental Federation (APDF) at APDF Elections held during 40th APDC in Manila, Philippines. 13 Countries voted in favour of Dr Mahmood Shah, whereas his rival Dr Chow Kaifoo (from Malaysia) could only get 7 votes. This is Dr Mahmood Shah’s…

WOHD at ZU
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WOHD at ZU

 ZDC, Performs Short Skit On Oral Health Awareness Karachi: An Oral Health Awareness program was organized by Dr. Afifa Razi, Head of Department, Oral Medicine and Diagnosis, along with a team of house officers of Ziauddin Dental College, Ziauddin University. They took an interesting initiative to emphasize on the importance of Oral Health. The visit…

Community Outreach Program, JMDC
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Community Outreach Program, JMDC

Karachi;  Every year, Community Dentistry’s Head of Department Dr. Maria K. Siddiqui and team of lecturers, Dr. Seema Shahid and Dr. Asim Iqbal organize various oral health promotional series in various institutions and set ups of Karachi. Following the tradition, the department kicked-off the year with its health promotion program, including community visits to schools,…

PSOMP Reviews Clinical Cases
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PSOMP Reviews Clinical Cases

Islamabad: Pakistan Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (PSOMP): Federal Zone, held their third meeting under the supervision of the Central President, Prof. Dr. Arshad Malik and President Dr. Benish Zubair Khan. The corner meeting was hosted by Islamic International Dental College, Oral Pathology Department.  All the Oral Pathologists belonging to the Federal Zone took…

NADAP Oath Taking Ceremony
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NADAP Oath Taking Ceremony

Karachi: The oath taking ceremony of newly elected members of NADAP Election 2018 was held in Karachi. The program began with a video session, by the Joint Secretary NADAP, Shahim Kamran. The  welcome note was given by Information Secretary NADAP, Sidra Saeed, during which she spoke about the vision of NADAP, as to how it…

Met predicts a ‘Hot and Dry’ Ramazan
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Met predicts a ‘Hot and Dry’ Ramazan

ISLAMABAD: Because of a severe impact of climate change, a sweltering heatwave has been prevailing across different cities of the country since April. According to the data compiled by the Pakistan Meteorological Department, the temperature recorded in Jacobabad and Benazirabad on April 30 was 50 degrees centigrade, smashing the latter’s own 18-year-old record of marking the…

SIOHS Celebrates WOHD
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SIOHS Celebrates WOHD

Karachi: World Oral Health Day held annually around the world, focusing on raising awareness regarding the importance of good Oral Health. Every year, this celebration is based on a new and specific theme. The theme for WOHD ‘2018 was ‘Say Ahh: Think Mouth, Think Health’. An important event for the entire community, World Oral Health Day is an initiative…

Honararium for Impact Factor Journals
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Honararium for Impact Factor Journals

Karachi: The launching ceremony of the Abstract Book 2016-2017 along with, distribution of honorarium for publication in Impact Factor Journals, was held at Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU). Prof. S.M Tariq Rafi Vice Chancellor, JSMU, alongside Eng. Jawed Ali Memon, Regional Director, HEC Sindh were the Chief Guest and Guest of Honor for this event….

JSMU Board Of Studies Meeting Held
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JSMU Board Of Studies Meeting Held

Karachi: Board of studies meeting held at Sindh Institute of Oral Health Sciences, JSMU. The meeting was chaired by Prof. S.M. Kefi Iqbal, Dean, Faculty of Dentistry (SIOHS). The meeting attended by Prof. Yawar Abidi, Prof. Saqib Rasheed, Prof. Mohsin Girach, Prof.H.R.Sukhia, Prof.Tasleem Hosein, Prof.Faisal Ghani JSMU, Prof.Zubair Abbasi, Prof.Amjad Ali Syed, Prof.Sakrani, Dr.S.Moyn Aly,…

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