January 9, 2021 Recognising foreign medical colleges is PMC’s top priority

ISLAMABAD: Vice President Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) Ali Raza recently said that the commission will complete the assessment process of foreign medical colleges within one month to issue a provisional license to eligible foreign medical graduates. Addressing a press conference, he said that in case of failure in recognition of any foreign medical college, a...

January 6, 2021 Foreign Medical Graduates Protest against PMC

Islamabad: Foreign Medical Graduates recently held a protest outside Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) office in Islamabad. The students were raising voices against the announcement by PMC blacklisting 70% of Chinese universities. PMC previously blacklisted most of the universities in Kyrgyzstan. Students informed that PMC policy, the future of thousands of foreign medical graduates, who have...

January 5, 2021 Experts confirm presence of UK’s new COVID-19 variant in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The National Institute of Health (NIH) recently confirmed the presence of the UK COVID-19 variant in two people who had just returned to Pakistan. The B.1.1.7 coronavirus variant was confirmed via whole-genome sequencing following preliminary reports of the prevalence of the virus in some travellers. Since the emergence of the new coronavirus variant in...

January 4, 2021 ‘115,000 frontline health workers to get Covid-19 vaccine in Sindh’

KARACHI: The Sindh government have identified some 115,000 frontline health workers across the province who would be inoculated in the first phase of the programme in two major centres, becoming the first province in the country that had already designed such a strategy to meet the challenge, officials and sources said. The first supply of...

January 2, 2021 PMC disciplinary body resumes hearing against doctors next week

ISLAMABAD: The disciplinary committee of the Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) has recently resumed hearings in cases against the health practitioners. In September 2020, government passed the PMC bill from joint session and stopped employees of the Pakistan Medical and dental Council (PMDC) from worl(ing. Because of the legislation the disciplinary committee, which hears complaints against...

December 31, 2020 LHC reserves verdict on maintainability of pleas against MDCAT

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court recently reserved verdict on the maintainability of the petitions challenging the results of the Medical & Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT) for the year 2020 and for rechecking of the papers. Several candidates, who are the petitioners, pleaded through their counsel that queries in the entrance test were out of...

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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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BDC organizes hands on workshop

KARACHI – Community Dentistry Department, Baqai Dental College had organized a hands on workshop on Fissure Sealant application, for its 2nd year BDS students in order to make the students aware of techniques used in to preve-nting caries and its occurrence in high risk patients. The purpose of such a workshop was to teach the…

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FJDC students visit to Platinum Pharmaceutical

By Dr Zubia Waqar Today role of the pharmaceutical industry is more three-times in driving innovation of new drugs, tests and producing these drugs safely for human use. It also acts as an economic growth factor in many locations worldwide by employing hundreds or thousands of people. Fatima Jinnah Dental College and Hospital believes that…

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BUMDC's Third International Symposium

The 3rd Annual Scientific Symposium of Bahria University Medical and Dental College (BUMDC) was organized from 26th to 27th April 2013 at Karachi, attracting a large number of Doctors, Professors, Specialists, Researchers and Students, engaged in a wide spectrum of Healthcare sciences. Honorable Rector of Bahria University Vice Admiral (Retd) Shahid Iqbal HI(M) graced the…

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SKMCH Organises “HEAD AND NECK” Conference

Lastly, CME credited certificates were distributed among the participants of the event.This expert session was attended by students, faculty and invited guests from many meical and dental universities of Karachi. This educational programme was supported by an unrestricted educational grant from MERCK. This event, based on interesting presentations on diagnosis, staging, surgery, adjuvant treatments and…


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