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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Releif for students of Illegal Medical college

Islamabad- The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has assured the students of privately-run Hashmat Medical College, Gujrat, that their academic studies will be adjusted and continued in some other recognized recognised medical education institutions of the country. The students of Hashmat Medical college were seeking continuation of their medical studies, since this college was…

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100,000 Laptops to be distributed among students

ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has recently signed a contract with a China-based company – Haier, which will be providing laptops for distribution among students under the prime minister’s youth programme (PMYP). The Information Technology Director of HEC – Gen. Anwar Amjad and Project Manager of HAIER – Mr. Zhang Le signed the agreement…

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Pakistan Doctors trained in Cuba -demand accreditation

  Pakistani Doctors trained in Cuba have complained that the Pakistani health authorities are not allowing them to practice in Pakistan, despite their extensive studies and One-year House Job training in medical sciences at some modern universities and hospitals in Cuba. These doctors have voiced their complaint in front of the Deputy Chairman of Senate…

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President of Pakistan visits Dow University

Karachi: As a token of appreciation for the sterling services of Dow University of Medical Sciences in the educational and healthcare sector, the President of Pakistan Mr. Mamnoon Hussain recently paid a visit to the Dow University Ojha Campus in Karachi. The President was accompanied by the Governor of Sindh – Dr. Ishrat ul Ibad…

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Health Minister receives Contempt of Court notice

Karachi:The State Minister for National Health Service along with the Director General NHS and other Members of the Managing Committee of Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC), have all received notices from the Sindh High Court, in response to a “Contempt of Court” application. These high officials have been accused of defying the Sindh High…

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New PMDC management council formed for interim period

Federal Government finalizes a new interim committee to manage PMDC. ISLAMABAD: A seven-member committee has been formed by the federal government, for managing the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), while taking measures to improve the rapidly deteriorating medical education in Pakistan. The new management committee of the PMDC has already started working under the…

Dental Hygienists Association Karachi Launched‏
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Dental Hygienists Association Karachi Launched‏

DHAK promises “Oral Health Coverage” to the most needy citizens KARACHI- The Dental Hygienists who have recently graduated from a 4-year accredited Dental Hygiene programme of Dr Ishrat ul Ebad Khan Institute of Oral Health Sciences (DIKIOHS), in Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, held a meeting and announced the launch of “Dental Hygienists Association…

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Awareness camp by Ziauddin college

Lack of awareness of oral hygiene causes numerous patients to present to dental OPDs with severe tooth ache, oral lesions and other problems. These problems can be easily be prevented with regular screening and community education. To highlight the importance of oral care and prophylaxis and to decrease dental disease burden among non affording patient…

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