March 10, 2019 Dentist/Teacher/Editor Dr Inayyat named for Sitara-e-Imtiaz

  Dr Inayatullah Padhiar- the selfless dentist- whose services to dentistry are finally acknowledged, has been nominated to receive the Sitara-e-Imtiaz, a prestigious civil award, in recognition of his services rendered to dentistry. It’s a proud moment for the entire dental fraternity. President Dr Arif Alvi has decided to confer Civil Awards on one hundred...

March 9, 2019 SHC dismisses petition against PDA Constitution amendments and election results

Karachi-The Sindh High Court recently dismissed a petition against the new PDA Constitution and election results of PDA Karachi Branch. Before the SHC, the petitioner challenged the amendments in the PDA Constitution deeming them illegal; they sought directions against the Central Council to nominate election commission; moreover, they appealed for the suspension of election results of PDA Karachi...

March 5, 2019 On SC directives, PMDC orders stipend for private college students at par with govt stipend

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has directed all private medical and dental colleges and teaching hospitals to ensure students on house jobs are paid the same as those in the public sector medical and dental colleges. This was done in compliance with the Supreme Court’s written order by the former chief justice,...

March 5, 2019 PMDC council sans Sindh, Balochistan representation

ISLAMABAD: Federal Government’s recent notification regarding PMDC council members has been heavily criticized for not including representation from Sindh and Balochistan. This is in violation of the PM&DC rules, according to which two members belonging to clinical and basic sciences from each province must be included. Moreover, one member, a dental professional, is to be...

February 20, 2019 A month later, Govt still unable to form new PMDC governing body 

ISLAMABAD: A month after the dissolution of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, the government is still unable to design a competent governing body for PMDC. Due to which, critical affairs of the council have been facing delay. Moreover, the government will have to move quickly to have the ordinance approved from both, the upper and...

February 20, 2019 Junior doctors nominated to represent Punjab in PMDC

LAHORE: As per President Arif Alvi’s new PMDC ordinance 2019, senior doctors were to be nominated from each province for the new 17-member council. The health department of Punjab has nominated junior doctors for the province’s representation in PMDC in clinical sciences, basic sciences and dentistry. According to the Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education Department...

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Prof. Masood Hameed elected PMDC’s chair

KARACHI – Members of the PMDC Council have unanimously elected Prof. Dr. Masood Hameed Khan the Vice Chancellor, Dow University of Health Sciences, as President and Prof. Dr. Muhammad Awais of King Edward University as Vice President, of the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC). The Council members also elected  members of Executive Committee of…

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Condolence Meeting of Dr. Rafique A. Memon at DUHS

KARACHI- A meeting was held at the DMC’s Arag Auditorium, to condone sad demise of Dr. Rafique A. Memon, who passed away on 20th August 2013. Dr Memon was a pioneering dentist and Dean – Faculty of Dentistry & Allied Sciences, Isra Dental College & Hospital, Hyderabad. Paying tribute to the services of the departed soul,…

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Conferences galore in Pakistan

KARACHI- Looking at the conference calendar of dentistry all one can think is that the industry is booming like never before. If that is not the case then what is the reason for this sudden surge in the number of dental conferences in Pakistan. The talk of the town is that the dentists have suddenly…

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Dr. Mahmood Shah – A strong contestant at the FDI elections

Karachi – Pakistan Dental Association (Central Council) had nominated Senior Dental Surgeon and Orhtodontist – Dr. Mahmood Shah to contest the ongoing FDI Council Elections being held in Istanbul, Turkey this month. The highly competent practitioner and an evolved leader – Dr. Shah brings with him all the requisite capabilities to be elected as an…

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IADSR (Islamabad) attracts enthusiastic response

  On 16th August, the international event unveils a theme: “Cosmetic Dentistry-Where Art Meets Science”. The Institute for Advancement of Dental Sciences & Research (IADSR) continues to receive an excited response and registration folios, from the domestic and international dental communities, as it gears up to host an International Conference, at the Convention Centre in…

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New Concepts and Techniques in Dental Implantology

The event was concluded by a vote of thanks by Dr. Dinaz Ghandhi followed by the awarding of the AIDM Shield to Prof. Dr. Choi by Prof. Dr. Mohammad Altamash (SI).He emphasized on the application of core knowledge regarding dental structures and relations in providing esthetic and functional prosthodontic replacements to the patients. He expressed…

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PDA (K) 2nd Dental Auxiliary symposium

  KARACHI – The 2nd Dental International Symposium held at the Dow International College was organized under the auspices of Pakistan Dental Association (PDA) Karachi. The Chief Guest at the event was Senator Abdul Haseeb Khan and the Special   Guest was Professor Masood Hameed Khan,Vice Chancellor, DUHS. Various talented speakers lectured on different topics- mainly…


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