November 30, 2019 Executive Dental Clinic inaugurated at KMDC

KARACHI- A state of the art Executive Dental Clinic was recently inaugurated by Wasim Akhtar, Mayor Karachi at Karachi Medical and Dental College (KMDC). Dr Syed Saif ur Rehman, Metropolitan Commissioner, Dr Salma Kausar, Senior Director medical services, Prof Dr Mahmood Haider, Principal College, faculty members and students were also present on this occasion. While...

November 29, 2019 Hands-On workshop at Baqai Dental College

KARACHI- A CME activity was held by Baqai Dental College research and development department (R & D) at Baqai Dental College. The activity was aimed to train its house officers on proper understanding and usage of statistical analysis software and Endnote (referencing software). A three hour long workshop with a full house attendance was executed....

November 28, 2019 Govt. shared PMC Draft only with PAMI: Khuwaja

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Association of Private Medical and Dental Institutions (PAMI) recently held a press conference at National Press Club. The event was chaired by Khaqan Waheed Khuwaja, PAMI General Secretary. During the press conference, Khuwaja admitted that the draft of Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) ordinance was shared with PAMI by the government before its promulgation....

November 26, 2019 Ex-Employees protest against PMC Ordinance

ISLAMABAD- The ex-employees of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) staged a protest in front of National Press Club (NPB). The protest was arranged by the members of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) Employees Movement, which also staged a sit-in in front of the council’s headquarters. The protest was against the dissolution of...

November 26, 2019 Digitalise verification system for doctors: PMC

ISLAMABAD: A press conference was called by The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) recently. They announced PMC’s plan for digitalization of the verification system of doctors and medical students. Dr Arshad Taqi, PMC President and Mohammad Ali Raza, PMC’s Vice-President presided the occasion. While addressing a press conference, Taqi said that following the formation of PMC,...

November 25, 2019 Tobacco usage is the main cause of oral cancer in Pakistan: Experts

Jamshoro: a Pre-Conference Workshop on Head & Neck Oncology & Live Surgery was arranged by the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Institute of Dentistry Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences (LUMHS). The event was chaired by Prof. Bikha Ram Devrajani, Vice Chancellor LUMHS. Among the speakers were Prof. Dr. Syed Ghazanfar Hassan Taqvi,...

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Beware of fake Medical & Dental Colleges – Registrar PMDC.

Registrar of Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) – Dr. Amjad Mahmood, has warned the aspiring medical students and their parents, not to enroll at the medical institutions which do not meet the quality standard regulations of PMDC. The Registrar stated during an interview on private Television recently; “PMDC has issued an advertisement in three…

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PMDC- Who will bell the Cat?

Recently, the President and other office-bearers of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) had asked to prepare for fresh elections. The Health ministry refused to issue the notification of their elections and asked to hold fresh elections for all the executive positions of the council. In the interim period a caretaker setup was expected to…

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2nd Dental Symposium at LUMHS Jamshoro on 13-14 December

The Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences (LUMHS), in Jamshoro, Hyderabad – is the pioneering dental education institution in the Sindh province of Pakistan. The institution will be celebrating it’s Golden Jubilee on 13 & 14th of December 2013, to commemorate the completion of 5 decades of academic and medical services. On this occasion,…

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PMDC Elections declared Null and Void

The ministry refused to issue the notification of their election and asked to hold fresh elections for all the executive positions of council. In the interim period a caretaker setup is expected to be installed to carry out important tasks till the time new administration is elected. This has resulted into the removal of the…

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Dr. Saqib Rashid Panel wins PDA elections

The results of elections for the Pakistan Dental Association (PDA-Central), have been finally announced by the Chief Election Commissioner – Justice Retd. Afzal Hyder. The results of these elections were stayed by the Sind High Court. According to these final results the winning Panel of the PDA-Central comprises of; Dr. Saqib Rashid as the new…

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Brigadier (rtd) Doctor Sikander Malik's shot

RAWALPINDI: A retired brigadier, his wife and two daughters were killed by firing in Gulistan Colony on Tuesday, DawnNews reported. Doctor Sikander Malik was the principle of the private medical college, and was residing within the medical facility’s residential area. Unknown men entered Brigadier (rtd) Doctor Sikander Malik’s home, in the residential area of a…

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College admissions cancelled by PMDC due to regulatory violations

The admissions made by University Medical and Dental College (UMDC), Faisalabad have been cancelled by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). The council has also issued a warning to 23 other private institutions in Punjab for taking disciplinary action for the violation of PMDC’s rules. From amongst the 40 recognized private sector medical and…


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