Regional News / October 19, 2018 Fight Quacks with AuthentikTM

DN REPORT KARACHI- On October 17th, Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) organized a seminar on “Quackery in Sindh”, in collaboration with Helpline Trust. Along with representatives from PMA, senior medics, private hospital owners, social activists, and other stakeholders participated in the seminar. The seminar was held with an objective of having an extensive and inclusive discussion on the...

Regional News / October 8, 2018 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...

Regional News / September 20, 2018 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...

Regional News / August 29, 2018 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...

Regional News / August 20, 2018 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...

Regional News / August 17, 2018 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...

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Karachi Holds Peaceful Polling During General Elections’ 18
Regional News

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…

CHK Removes Illegal Electricity Connections
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CHK Removes Illegal Electricity Connections

KARACHI– The management of Dr. Ruth Pfau, Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK)  has launched a crackdown against illegal electricity connection in order to stop power theft from the health facility, resulting in removal of 100 illegal connections during a 3-hour long operation. The CHK administration, in collaboration with K-electric and law enforcement agencies launched this operation….

Acting Chief Minister visits SIUT, Karachi
Colleges, Regional News

Acting Chief Minister visits SIUT, Karachi

KARACHI- Caretaker Sindh Chief Minister, Mr. Fazalur Rehman visited the the Sindh Institute of Urology & Transplantation (SIUT), that has been working in partnership with the Government of Sindh. As per his views, SIUT has always fulfilled its commitment of providing best form of treatment to its patients, absolutely free of cost. He applauded the…

Faculty Development Workshops Conducted By IM&DC
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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…

Task Force Established to Eradicate Quackery from Sindh
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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
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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…

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