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Regional News / January 19, 2019 PDA Chakwal Elections 2019

    The elections of Pakistan Dental Association (PDA) Chakwal 2019 were held successfully on January 5th at Al-Mukhtar Royal Palace, Chakwal. Dental surgeons from Tehsil Chakwal, Talagung, Lawa, Choa Syden Shah, Kalarkhar participated. The announced results are as follows: President: Prof. Dr Arshad Mahmood Malik President-elect: Dr Farooq-ul-Hassan Vice President: Dr Ghulam Kibriya General...

Regional News / December 11, 2018 LGH seeks Sindh Government’s help for Up-gradation

KARACHI-  The Sindh Government Lyari General Hospital (LGH) management has reached out to Sindh Health Department, in order to attain support for the upgradation of various departments and the operation theatre of the hospital. Concerned authorities have been requested to provide the hospital with x-ray machines, color doppler scan, ultrasound machine and dental x-ray machine and...

Regional News / December 1, 2018 Azra Pechucho Nominated as Pro-chancellor of Medical Universities

KARACHI- Chief Minister Sindh has nominated cabinet ministers as pro-chancellors of the public sector universities in Sindh.    According to the notification of Universities & Boards Department of Sindh, the CM has nominated the following cabinet ministers as pro-chancellors of government universities in Sindh as mentioned against each of them; Dr Azra Fazal Pechucho nominated as...

Regional News / November 30, 2018 SHCC to Continue Crackdown Against Quacks

Anti-quackery drive KARACHI: Chairperson Sindh Health Care Commission (SHCC), Dr Tipu Sultan said that there was a need of reestablishing the primary healthcare system, initiation of more basic health units, and mapping of the quacks operating in Sindh in order to gain reliable numbers. He touched on these pressing points while speaking at the one-day...

Regional News / November 12, 2018 22 Clinics of Quacks Sealed in TMK

Tando Muhammad Khan- As many as 22 clinics of quacks were sealed during an operation against quackery. On order of Apex Court, District Administration Officers conducted raids in different areas, including Hyder Colony, Nasarpur, Laghari Stop ,Dhando, Moya and Gharani Moori. More than 22 clinics and 1 medical store, being run by quacks, were sealed....

Regional News / October 31, 2018 Ziauddin College of Nursing Conducts Seminar on ‘Patient Safety’

KARACHI- Ziauddin College of Nursing recently organized a seminar on ‘Patient Safety and Care.’ Acting Director Nursing, Sindh, Mr Shabbir Jhatial was invited to the occasion as the honorable Chief Guest. While addressing the audience, he greatly appreciated the role of nurses in our society and the effort they put into their duties with utmost sincerity. He...

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Delegation of Dentists Meets with the President
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Delegation of Dentists Meets with the President

A delegation of senior dental surgeons from Islamabad and Rawalpindi recently met with our esteemed President Dr Arif Alvi. The delegation was comprised of Dr Farrukh Aijaz, Dr Anis-ur-Rehman, Dr Umair FArrukh, Dr Abid Malik, Dr Abrar Ahmed, Dr Zareek & Dr Fatima. They felicitated the newly elected President, and also initiated fruitful conversations about…

One Dental Surgeon Running An Entire Tertiary-Care Hospital
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One Dental Surgeon Running An Entire Tertiary-Care Hospital

LARKANA- The largest tertiary-care hospital of rural Sindh, is currently being run by only one Senior Dental Surgeon of BPS-18, which indicates towards the condition of governance in Sindh. Earlier, it was revealed that, 02 dental surgeons were catering patients with dental ailments of not only the entire district of Larkana, but were also dealing…

Dental Surgery Categorized as Cosmetic Treatment by SRB
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Dental Surgery Categorized as Cosmetic Treatment by SRB

Karachi: The dentists in Karachi have again started receiving letters from the Sindh revenue Board, Government of Sindh to register their practices with SRB as per Sindh Sales tax Services Act 2011. The Tariff heading 98420000 with service category Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery is to be charged at 13%. The Services of Cosmetic & Plastic…

Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences’ Teachers Association Holds General Body Meeting
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Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences’ Teachers Association Holds General Body Meeting

Press Release- JAMSHORO: The meeting of the General Body of teachers of LUMHS, Jamshoro, was held at the main campus’ faculty lobby, under the Chairmanship of Prof. Suhail Ahmed Almani. Senior faculty members, including Prof. M. Ayoub Laghari, Prof. Sajida, Prof. M. Akbar Kazi, Prof. Muzaffar Shaikh, Prof. Shaista Ansari, Prof. A. Ghaffar Memon, alongside other…

Endynamo 3.0- Students’ Week Competitions at JSMU
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Endynamo 3.0- Students’ Week Competitions at JSMU

Karachi- Jinnah Sindh Medical University’s Research Society organized a Research Poster Competition, component of ENDYNAMO 3.0, under the banner of JSMU Student Council at JSMU’s premises. The competition was open for students of SIOHS who presented posters on ‘Oral Hygiene status of children with Thalassemia at Kashif’s Thalassemia Centre, Karachi’ and ‘Prevalence of Dental Carries…

Baqai Dental College Reaches Out To The Underprivileged At K-2 Base Camp Of Gilgit, Baltistan Province
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Baqai Dental College Reaches Out To The Underprivileged At K-2 Base Camp Of Gilgit, Baltistan Province

The Department of Community Dentistry, Baqai Dental College (BDC) has always pioneered in the practices of community services and have set a trend of carrying out dental programs, for the under privileged. This time, BDC’s team of Community and Preventive Dentistry, visited the villages of Gilgit Baltistan, headed by Prof Dr. Asghar Ali Shigri, Head…

State of the Art Drug Testing Lab launched
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State of the Art Drug Testing Lab launched

By Hashim Hasan Karachi: Prime Health (Pvt) Ltd., is recently launched in Karachi.  The facility is based in Islamabad and the facility is recognized by DRAP. Prime health is an integrated solution providing full compliance with  GMP, and 21 CFR part 11 guidelines, complies with International Standards and Quality Guidelines of  ISO/IEC 17025, ISO 9001 (Quality…

Fire Breaks Out in JPMC’s Emergency Department
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Fire Breaks Out in JPMC’s Emergency Department

KARACHI- Earlier, during morning hours, fire broke out at the Accident and Emergency Department of  Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), which forced the patients to evacuate the emergency department. According to the official sources of JPMC, the fire broke out in their Emergency Department due to short-circuit, which was extinguished by the rescue staff in…

IM&DC Presents At 7th International Conference And Exhibition On Surgery
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IM&DC Presents At 7th International Conference And Exhibition On Surgery

The dental section IM&DC has actively been participating at various National and International forums. Dr. Muhammad Zeeshan Baig, Assistant Professor, Oral & Maxillofacial surgery department IMDC, presented his study of “Calcifying Cystic Odontogenic Tumor: a Rare entity” at the 7th International Conference and Exhibition on Surgery, in Dublin Ireland. The logo of Islamabad Medical &…

Karachi Holds Peaceful Polling During General Elections’ 18
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Karachi Holds Peaceful Polling During General Elections’ 18

KARACHI- The polling process in Karachi for 21 National and 43 Provincial assembly seats was peaceful, under tight security provision, resulting in zero incidents of violence, all across the city during polling time. Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), Dr. Ruth Pfau, Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK), Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, Lyari General Hospital and other health facilities, didn’t…

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