Events, Regional News / July 20, 2018 Faculty Development Workshops Conducted By IM&DC

ISLAMABAD: Dental section of IMDC conducted 6 faculty development workshops on Problem Based Learning, MCQ and SEQ construction, Professionalism and Ethics, for the dental faculty. The facilitators of “Professionalism and Ethics” were Dr. Khurshid Ahmed (Project Director Islamabad Dental Hospital). The participants were enlightened with the principles of ethics and its importance. The facilitators of the...

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...

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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’
Clinical, Regional News

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…

Drap Rent Government Exchequer Or Public Money: A Conundrum
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Drap Rent Government Exchequer Or Public Money: A Conundrum

ISLAMABAD: The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan paid Rs.280 million from the public exchequer, senate committee was informed. The Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services and Regulations (NHSR), met with Senator Sajjad Hussain Turi in the chair Status of implementation matters as recommendations issued by the committee during last 3 years and mechanism of…

Student’s Day At Riphah International University
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Student’s Day At Riphah International University

ISLAMABAD: Student Society of Excellence and Student Services Department, at Riphah International University organized a one-day student’s event to promote extra curricular activities. Students from various departments like, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rehabilitation Sciences and Islamic International Dental College participated in the event, catered food stalls, displayed an art gallery, organized a painting competition and other sports…

Prof Tanwir Khaliq Appointed FM&DC Principal
Colleges, Regional News

Prof Tanwir Khaliq Appointed FM&DC Principal

ISLAMABAD: Prof Tanwir Khaliq appointed principal of Federal Medical and Dental College, the first public sector medical college in the capital. Prof Tanwir Khaliq Head of Department of Surgery and fellow of College of physicians and surgeons and Royal Colleges of London, Edinburgh and Ireland, as a senior medical educationist.  He worked as controller of examinations…

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