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National News, Uncategorized / January 23, 2019 Senior Dentist Murdered in Islamabad

Islamabad- Senior Dentist, Dr Muhammad Saeed Iqbal was murdered in Islamabad under mysterious circumstances. Mahwish Saeed (daughter) informed Dental News that the murder had happened inside his house on January 19th, between 12:30 to 12:45pm. Dr Iqbal graduated in 1969 from de’Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore, where he was senior to Dr Arif Alvi, who is...

National News / January 22, 2019 State-run Hospitals operate under Federal Government’s control

PPP to stand against Supreme Court decision Adviser to Chief Minister Sindh on Information, Barrister Murtaza Wahab said Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) leadership has decided to approach the Supreme Court of Pakistan, against the decision to handover Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) and National Institute of Child Health (NICH)...

National News / January 19, 2019 Prices of 1,084 medicines fixed by DRAP

ISLAMABAD: The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has fixed prices of packaging of 1,084 medicines and issued formal SROs with the approval of the government. Three SROs of the DRAP provide details of 898, 67 and 128 kinds of medicines that included brand names, compositions, names of manufacturing companies, sizes of packing and maximum retail...

Colleges, Events, National News / January 6, 2019 Adopt healthy lifestyle to prevent diseases: Dr Alvi at 6th KMDC Convocation

President Arif Alvi was Chief Guest at the 6th Convocation Ceremony of Karachi Medical and Dental College (KMDC). Speaking on the occasion, President congratulated the graduates, faculty and administration of the College and said that convocation was an important milestone in the life of graduates. Advising the graduating doctors, he said, “Moving towards the professional...

National News / December 13, 2018 Up to 1,370 students conferred degrees at DUHS 9th Convocation

KARACHI- More than 1,370 students were conferred  degrees in different fields including Allied Health Sciences, diploma and MPhil at the 9th convocation of  Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) on December 12th 2018. postgraduates of different fields of Allied Health Sciences, Diploma, MPhil, 26 gold medalists, 24 silver medalists and 24 bronze medalists successfully passed...

National News / December 11, 2018 100-day performance report on health sector

ISLAMABAD: Following suit from other ministries and departments, the federal health ministry presented its three-month performance report to Prime Minister Imran Khan, highlighting how it prepared an ordinance on the apex medical education regulator. According to sources in the health ministry, its three-month performance report states that the ministry worked to prepare an ordinance to amend...

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Dr Tanwir selected for award by HEC

KARACHI- Dr Farzeen Tanwir, Associate Professor and Director of Postgraduate Studies and Research, Ziauddin College of Dentistry, Ziauddin University has been selected for the Best University Teachers Award for the year 2011 by the Higher Education Commission, Main Awards Committee in a meeting convened on January 11, 2013.The award consists of a certificate and a…

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Dr. Ashfaq Khawaja Khail joins BMC Quetta

QUETTA- Dr. Ashfaq Khawaja Khail has joined the Dental-Section of the Bolan Medical College Quetta, as Assistant Professor, Community & Preventive Dentistry. He received his Master’s in Public Health (MPH) from Mahidol University, Bangkok. Previously he was working as head of office (South Region) in Mercy Corps International. He has presented numerous research articles in…

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PDA welcomes delegates to 4th SADAF Congress

LAHORE –  The 4th SADAF and 24th National Dental Conference is being held in the historic city of Lahore on 5-7 April at the state-of-the-art Expo center, Johar Town. The last SADAF was held in 1995 at Dhaka Bangladesh, so this congress will mark the revival of SADAF as well. The congress has been organized…

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Young Dentists Forum launched in Balochistan

QUETTA- Launching ceremony of Young Dentists Forum (YDF) of Balochistan held at Dental Section, Sandman Prov. Hospital Quetta.  The participants of the occasion discussed various issues countered by the young dentists and their quick remedy by getting the dentists united at the platform of YDF. While talking on the role of YDF,the speakers highlightedthat YDF…

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LMDC convocation on March 14

LAHORE (PR) – The third convocation of graduates of Lahore Medical & Dental College will be held on 14th March 2013. Organizing Secretary Prof Shaheena Asif directed all the graduates of MBBS and BDS who have graduated in Suppl 2009, Annual/Suppl 2010 and Annual/Suppl 2011 to report for registration to the convocation office before 28th…

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