Regional News / January 5, 2018 Free Medical and Dental services by Cheezal Clinic

KARACHI – With the advancements in the lanes of dentistry, the costs of dental treatments are increasing day by day and it becomes fairly impossible for a common person to afford such expensive procedures. Free dental camp is a blessing for people who cannot afford dental procedures or are reluctant to pay due to lack...

Regional News / December 27, 2017 SIUT’s Adeeb Rizvi on his way to recovery

KARACHI: Renowned philanthropist and the Head of Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) Professor Dr.Syed Adeebul Hasan Rizvi has been shifted out of the intensive care unit (ICU) at SIUT after spending three days there for chest infection and influenza. Dr Rizvi had stayed in the high dependency unit for three days, but was later...

Regional News / December 27, 2017 Hundreds of Children Dying In Sindh Due to a Preventable Problem

KARACHI: Dozens of children under the age of five are daily dying in Sindh due to nutritional deficiencies and its complications, but their lives can be saved by educating their parents, especially mothers, on giving them “cheap but balanced diet”, providing safe drinking water and improving hygienic conditions in and around their abodes, health experts...

Regional News / December 26, 2017 Dow Dentists Bring Dental Care to Children in Rural Sindh

By Dr Aiman Shahab Inadequate access to oral healthcare is a persistent rural health issue. Several factors have been well documented which contribute to the problems of accessing dental care in rural Pakistan. Nonetheless, due to the lack of dental health care professional in rural areas, people have to travel to farther regions to obtain...

Regional News / December 20, 2017 Hashmanis Hospital Brings Dental Knowledge to the Community

KARACHI – Hashmanis Hospital is renowned over Karachi and even Pakistan as one of the leading Hospitals providing Lasik Eye Surgery and other eye procedures. However, Hashmanis Hospital also offers a variety of other medical services including a designated Dental department which provides premium professional dental treatments for a diverse range of oral health problems....

Regional News / December 14, 2017 Sindh Govt. To Implement 5% Job Quota of Disable Persons

KARACHI- Sindh Minister for Information and Transport Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, has said that the government is making extensive efforts to facilitate disable persons in the province including implementation of 5 percent job quota in government institutions while private sector would also be encouraged to provide employment to special persons. Speaking at a seminar held...

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BADC awaits recognition status, students’ future in jeopardy
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BADC awaits recognition status, students’ future in jeopardy

The batch of 50 students shortlisted for admission to the 2016-17 session Bibi Aseefa Dental College (BADC) in Larkana face an uncertain future as the federal ministry of health has yet to issue the much-awaited notification to grant the college recognition. Sources in the college report that upon physical inspection of the college, Pakistan Medical…

De’Montmorency College of Dentistry Receives Autonomous Status
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De’Montmorency College of Dentistry Receives Autonomous Status

  Lahore – Najam Ahmad Shah, Secretary Specialized Healthcare & Medical Education Punjab, stated that De’Montmorency College of Dentistry and its hospital have been granted autonomous status by the government. Further, an independent Board of Management has been constituted to promote education and increase the dental health facilities. He said this while presiding over a…

Oral Health and Hygiene Awareness Session
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Oral Health and Hygiene Awareness Session

By Dr Raima Bashir Karachi: The Department of Community Dentistry of Bahria University Medical and Dental Section conducted an “Oral Health and Hygiene Awareness Session” at Guards Public School where 150 students of Class Prep II aged between 3-6 years. Dr. Raima Bashir, Dr.Nazish Zafar and Dr.Kiran Mehboob Senior Lecturers, conducted the whole session. All…

Public Awareness program by Baqai University
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Public Awareness program by Baqai University

Karachi: Baqai Dental College organized a seminar on “Public Awareness program of Teethes” at Baqai Medical Complex – Khuda Ki Basti. The objective of the seminar was to aware students and patients about the health and care of teethes, that’s how we take care of teethes and what are the basic needs of healthy teethes….

Dentist injured in Accident
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Dentist injured in Accident

Karachi: Renowned Dentist, Dr. Adnan Malik met an accident on the Karachi-Hyderabad highway yesterday and taken to a local hospital in Karachi. Dr. Adnan Malik, met an accident while travelling from Hyderabad to Karachi, he is stated to be out of danger and has been discharged from the hospital. He is now recuperating at home….

Sheesha, gutka banned
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Sheesha, gutka banned

DN Report KARACHI – The Sindh cabinet has decided to impose a ban on sheesha, gutka and mainpuri across the province. A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the provincial cabinet held here last week under the chairmanship of Chief Minster Syed Murad Ali Shah. The cabinet discussed sheesha smoking /cafes,…

Ishrat Ul Ibad inaugurates Dental OPD
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Ishrat Ul Ibad inaugurates Dental OPD

DN Report Karachi: Governor Sindh, Dr Ishrat Ul Ibad today inaugurated the Out Patient Department of the Dental Section of the Sindh Institute of Oral Health Sciences at the Jinnah Sindh Medical University. He was accompanied by the Dean of Sindh Institute of Oral Health Science, Prof. Dr. Kefi Iqbal along with other senior member of institute.

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Issa Arain Hospitalised

KARACHI – Former Principal of FJDC and a senior member of dental fraternity, Prof Dr. Issa Arain, who is critically ill, has been admitted to Aga Khan Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (Bed 11-A). Chief Executive FJDC Dr. S. Baqar Askary has appealed to all dentists and friends to pray for his speedy recovery. Dental News…

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Dental News staffer grieved

KARACHI: Managing editor, editor and other staff members of Medical News, Dental News, Dental Tribune and JPDA have expressed their grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Hassam Uddin, father of the papers’ online editor Haseeb Uddin. Late Hassam Uddin, an ex-employee of Parke Davis, breathed his last on Monday (July 11) and was…

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Oral health awareness programmeheld at BDC

KARACHI–Community dentistry department of Baqai Dental College recently organized oral health awareness programme at Salimullah Fehmi School’s Unit-1. Baqai Medical University has launched a project aimed at eradicating oral health problems in different communities, especially in the rural areas of the city where awareness about oral health care and treatment is almost non-existent. The event…

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