December 9, 2019 Quiz Competition held at Baqai Dental College

Karachi- Annual Quiz Competition was organized by Department of Community Dentistry at Baqai Dental College. The competition was held among the students of 2nd Year BDS. This co-curricular activity was orchestrated by the whole community dentistry team including Head of Department, Prof Dr Asghar Ali Shigri, Dr Mohammad Ali Leghari, Dr Samreen Shafqat, Dr Syed...

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,...

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No more Root-Canal

A revolutionary Swiss dental product by the name of “Pulpotec”  has created ease for millions of patients throughout the world , by eliminating the need for a root canal and enabling permanent restoration in case of Vital Canals! The technique causes minimum discomfort for the patient.Now, the cautious and compassionate dentists can; save the tooth, minimize…

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A sanctuary for the quacks…Is it?

Health care is a highly sensitive humanitarian profession, which requires a broad knowledge-base and practical training in human biology, physiology, chemistry, hygiene and surgical skills, driven by a compassionate mindset. Although every competent doctor today is able to earn a handsome remuneration, it was never meant to be a money-making business. Centuries ago, it emerged…

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IADSR international conference 2013 kicks off in Islamabad, Pakistan

The IADSR International Conference 2013 at the Convention Center Islamabad has started off with two Hands-on Course Programmes on “Direct Veneers”and “Bleaching” – conducted by Dr. Wolfgang Richter and Dr.Philip Lewis from the European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry (ESCD). These lectures are being conducted at the Islamic International Dental College G-7/4 and the Islamabad Medical…

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Breaking News: PDA Cases Withdrawn

Karachi: In the larger interest of the dental community Dr. Mahmood Shah and others have withdrawn their cases in the Sindh High Court against the PDA CC elections and it is expected that the results will now be announced soon and the new office bearers will take oath of office. It is important to mention…

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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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