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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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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
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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…

Heat Wave Alert; Issued In KMC Hospitals
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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,…

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