Regional News / July 18, 2018 Task Force Established to Eradicate Quackery from Sindh

KARACHI– Sindh Health Care Commission (SHCC) chalked out a comprehensive anti-quackery strategy, to eradicate menace of quackery from the province of Sindh, and a task force has been established in order to control malpractices. A meeting of SHCC, chaired by its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr. Minhaj A Qidwai at PMA House Karachi. Chairperson, SHCC,...

Colleges, Events, Regional News / June 29, 2018 Students And Parents Protest For Registration Of Dow Dental College

KARACHI– Dow Dental College Graduates & Students Parents Action Committee, strongly condemned the Dow Dental College’s (DDC) administration for failing to register their institution from Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), despite the lapse of six years. The Parents Action Committee led by Qamar ul Hassan, Najeeb Ashraf, Dr. Ammad and others stated that, the...

Regional News / May 31, 2018 Man Reportedly Dies From Heatstroke In Karachi; Government Health Officials Deny

KARACHI– In light of Karachi’s current heatwave, a man reportedly lost his life due to heatstroke in Khamiso Goth, area of New Karachi. While several others were brought in hospitals suffering from heat exhaustion and associated complications. Edhi Rescue Services, confirmed the death of 26-year old resident of Khamiso, Qurban Ali s/o Akhter Ali  due to...

Regional News / May 23, 2018 Dengue Menace Continues.. 19 New Cases Surface in Karachi

KARACHI– At least 19 more dengue fever cases were reported across the city of Karachi within last week, taking the reported cases toll to 343 in the city, since 1st January 2018. According to the weekly report issued by Prevention and Control Program for Dengue in Sindh, as many as 20 new dengue fever cases were...

Regional News / May 23, 2018 Heat Wave In Karachi – First Heatstroke Patient Reported

KARACHI– A patient was brought into Cardiac Emergency Centre Landhi, suffering from Heatstroke. This 50 year old man Nazeer Ahmed, resident of Landhi No.3, was announced stable after providing him with initial treatment, and was cleared for discharge; Senior Director, Medical & Health Services, KMC informed. Dr. Birbal, Senior Director KMC, further stated that, so...

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Task Force Established to Eradicate Quackery from Sindh
Regional News

Task Force Established to Eradicate Quackery from Sindh

KARACHI– Sindh Health Care Commission (SHCC) chalked out a comprehensive anti-quackery strategy, to eradicate menace of quackery from the province of Sindh, and a task force has been established in order to control malpractices. A meeting of SHCC, chaired by its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr. Minhaj A Qidwai at PMA House Karachi. Chairperson, SHCC,…

Students And Parents Protest For Registration Of Dow Dental College
Colleges, Events, Regional News

Students And Parents Protest For Registration Of Dow Dental College

KARACHI– Dow Dental College Graduates & Students Parents Action Committee, strongly condemned the Dow Dental College’s (DDC) administration for failing to register their institution from Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), despite the lapse of six years. The Parents Action Committee led by Qamar ul Hassan, Najeeb Ashraf, Dr. Ammad and others stated that, the…

Heat Wave In Karachi – First Heatstroke Patient Reported
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Heat Wave In Karachi – First Heatstroke Patient Reported

KARACHI– A patient was brought into Cardiac Emergency Centre Landhi, suffering from Heatstroke. This 50 year old man Nazeer Ahmed, resident of Landhi No.3, was announced stable after providing him with initial treatment, and was cleared for discharge; Senior Director, Medical & Health Services, KMC informed. Dr. Birbal, Senior Director KMC, further stated that, so…

Heat Wave Alert; Issued In KMC Hospitals
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Heat Wave Alert; Issued In KMC Hospitals

KARACHI– In light of city’s current weather conditions, Medical & Health Services Department of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has alerted all KMC run hospitals against Heat Wave, all over the city of Karachi, while rescue 1122 ambulance services are to remain on standby during heatstroke emergencies. Senior Director, Medical & Health Services, KMC, Dr. Birbal,…

CPD Workshop at SIOHS
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CPD Workshop at SIOHS

Karachi: The closing ceremony of the 3 day workshop on ‘Continuing Professional Development Program’ in collaboration with Learning Innovative Division HEC, Islamabad organized by the Department of Orthodontics, SIOHS. The ceremony was enthusiastically attended by the faculty members of SIOHS and affiliated colleges. The guests of honour were Javed Memon, Regional Director HEC, Prof. Dr….

Laser Innovation in Dentistry at AIDM
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Laser Innovation in Dentistry at AIDM

Karachi: Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine (AIDM), organized a 2-day course on Lasers in Dentistry. The course was conducted by Dr. Talat Qadri PhD (Laser) from Karolinska Institute Sweden. A large number of Faculty members, Students, House officers, alongside Postgraduate trainees of AIDM, attended these sessions. Dr. Talat Qadri delivered a detailed lecture, elaborating and…

AIDM’s Orthodontic Workshop for Postgraduate Trainees
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AIDM’s Orthodontic Workshop for Postgraduate Trainees

Karachi: Renowned academician and leading orthodontist Dr. Bahram Ghassemi, DMD MSD, recently conducted an informative one-day lecture and workshop at Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine (AIDM). Dr. Bahram has been practicing orthodontics in Boston since 1985, and is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He received his dental training and a certificate of…

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