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...

Regional News / May 19, 2018 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,...

Colleges, Events, Regional News / May 17, 2018 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....

Regional News / May 5, 2018 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...

Regional News / May 5, 2018 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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Heat Wave In Karachi – First Heatstroke Patient Reported
Regional News

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
Regional News

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
Colleges, Events, Regional News

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
Regional News

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
Regional News

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…

PALD – Advanced Course In Laser Dentistry Launched
Colleges, Regional News

PALD – Advanced Course In Laser Dentistry Launched

Islamabad: Pakistan Academy of Laser Dentistry (PALD) in collaboration with Riphah International University, launched its 1st ever, Advanced course in Laser Dentistry, in the city of Islamabad. This 6-monthly advanced course’s 1st session was conducted at Islamabad Club, carried out over a span of 2 days. This session focused on the Introduction, Science behind Lasers,…

NAB To Probe Illegal Appointment Of HEC Chairman
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NAB To Probe Illegal Appointment Of HEC Chairman

ISLAMABAD – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) ordered to carry out complaint verification against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and officials of the Establishment Division in a case pertaining to the alleged illegal appointment of Higher Education Commission Chairman Mukhtar Ahmed. The anti-graft body meeting chaired by NAB Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal also decided…

PMDC To Cooperate With NAB
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PMDC To Cooperate With NAB

Islamabad: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has assured NAB of its to probe alleged corruption in the registration of private medical colleges. The NAB Executive Board meeting presided over by Chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal authorized an inquiry against the Health Minister and former PMDC President Dr. Shabbir Lehri, for alleged corruption in…

Five doctors booked for ‘Manslaughter’
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Five doctors booked for ‘Manslaughter’

ISLAMABAD: Five doctors from a government hospital have been taken in custody by the police for alleged manslaughter. The case was registered with the Karachi Company Police, 22 months after the incident took place after a court directive, on charges that include section 322 (punishment for qatl-bis-sabab) of the Pakistan Penal Code. Complainant Ahsan ul…

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