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...

Regional News

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
Regional News

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
Regional News

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
Business, Clinical, Regional News

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…

1 2 3 4 5 48
Dental is part of the Medical News Group of publications which in 1968 became the pioneer of medical journalism in Pakistan. Medical News is the only periodical in Pakistan which has 3 simultaneous editions from Karachi, Islamabad and online.

Sign up for Dental News Pakistan Updates
Latest E-Paper
Like Us On Facebook
Stay Connected On Twitter