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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AIDM Outreach Program
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AIDM Outreach Program

Karachi: Department of Community Dentistry, Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine (AIDM), visited Pakistan Steel Cadet College, a boarding institution situated within the vicinity of Steel Township, around 40 kilometers away from main city of Karachi. This visit included students of 2nd Year BDS, under the supervision of Dr. Naseer, Assistant Professor & Head of Department,…

CME in Periodontics at AIDM
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CME in Periodontics at AIDM

Karachi: Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine (AIDM), organized a one-day course on “Crown Lengthening Surgery”. This session was conducted by Prof. Dr. Tariq Javed, Dean, and University of South Carolina, USA. AIDM’s faculty members, students, house officers and postgraduate trainees attended the course. Dr. Tariq delivered a detailed and comprehensive lecture on Crown Lengthening Surgery….

Illegal Dental College Sealed: PMA
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Illegal Dental College Sealed: PMA

KARACHI– Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) took notice of an illegal college, Hashmat Medical & Dental College, Jalal Pur Jattan, Gujrat. They recovered a sum of 48 million from the college administration, charged illegally from students. Secretary General, Pakistan Medical Association (Centre), Dr. S.M.Qaisar Sajjad, in his statement said that, FIA and PMDC submitted their reports…

BSS Workshop at Sir Syed College Of Medical Sciences
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BSS Workshop at Sir Syed College Of Medical Sciences

Karachi: Sir Syed College of Medical Sciences, oral and maxillofacial surgery department, conducted a “Basic Surgical Skills” workshop.Sir Syed College of Medical Sciences (Dental Chapter) is exploring new academic paradigms under the leadership of Dr. Amir Akber Sheikh. The clinical session was chaired by the Course Director & H.O.D (Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery-…

SIOHS Orientation Day Held
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SIOHS Orientation Day Held

Karachi: The 2nd Orientation Day for the newly inducted batch of BDS was organized by Sindh Institute of Oral Health Sciences (SIOHS). Prof. S.M.Kefi Iqbal- Dean, Faculty of Dentistry (SIOHS) welcomed everyone and introduced the Heads of all Departments. While addressing the audience, he stressed upon the importance of ethical and moral values of this…

Hamdard University Convocation ‘2018
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Hamdard University Convocation ‘2018

Karachi: The 22nd Hamdard University Convocation ‘2018, was held at Abdul Moueed Hall within the main campus, Bait-ul Hikma Hamdard University. All the students and their parents were seated in their allocated areas. The ceremony began with the recitation of verses from the Holy Quran, followed by the presentation of Hamdard University’s Annual Report by…

Free Dental Health Camp for Children
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Free Dental Health Camp for Children

Karachi: Dental Health Services (DHS) is a private organization with an objective of spreading awareness regarding Oral Hygiene, particularly among school going children, with special reference to consumption of Betal nut and Gutkha chewing habit. DHS recently organized a Dental Camp, at Dr. A Q Khan School System, Shadman Campus, Karachi, under the guidance of…

Table Clinics at BUMDC
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Table Clinics at BUMDC

The Department of Operative Dentistry at Bahria University Medical and Dental College, Karachi, organized ‘Table Clinics Competition,’ among students of Final Year BDS. The competition was organized by Dr. Adeel Ahmed and Dr. Umeed Javed, under the guidance of Dr. Shama Asghar. The presentation topics were selected to enhance knowledge and dialogue among dental students…

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