October 15, 2020 Shaan-e-Pakistan Award to recognise ‘Corona Heroes’

LAHORE: Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar recently said that the services of all those who fought against coronavirus pandemic valiantly would be recognized through ‘Shaan-e-Pakistan Award’ during a special ceremony at the Governor’s House. Talking to the media, he said that President Dr Arif Alvi, Provincial Governors, Chief Minister Punjab and President Azad Kashmir would...

October 14, 2020 CM MURAD: Surge in COVID cases are linked to opening of businesses, institutes

KARACHI: Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah recently said that the increase in Covid-19 cases across the province may be linked to major religious events as well as opening of all business and educational activities. “We can contain spike in the cases through strict implementation of standard operating procedures; otherwise it would hit new highs...

October 12, 2020 ‘Over 10,000 Pakistanis will take part in Phase 3 trial of COVID-19 vaccine’

ISLAMABAD: Nausheen Hamid, Parliamentary Secretary, National Health Services Regulations and Coordination (NHSRC) recently said that over 10,000 people would be asked to volunteer to take part in COVID-19 vaccine trials in Pakistan, thus helping to speed up efforts to discover a safe and effective vaccine. Talking to media, she urged the general public to take...

October 9, 2020 MDCAT: PMC seeks clarification from Sindh

Karachi: In a recent notification released by Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC), the Chairman Provisional Admission Committee of Sindh have been asked to clarify the criteria to conduct Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT) in the province. The notification highlighted that notification release, earlier, has created confusion among students which needs to be clarified. ‘National...

October 7, 2020 PMC announces new MDCAT syllabus- check details

Karachi: Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) recently announced new development regarding the syllabus National Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT). It was further clarified that National University of \Medical Sciences (NUMS) will undertake the examination. The notification released stated, “Examination Committee of the Council will coordinate and ensure as far as possible that the final...

October 6, 2020 NUMS announces date for entry test- Check details

Karachi: In a recent notification released by the National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS), the date for the entry test is announced. The entry test will be conducted on 11th October 2020. The announcement stated, “In pursuance to the Pakistan Medical Commission’s first council meeting decision announced on 3rd October 2020, NUMS entry test will...

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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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