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...

Regional News / May 23, 2018 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...

Regional News / May 19, 2018 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,...

Colleges, Events, Regional News / May 17, 2018 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....

Regional News / May 5, 2018 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...

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Survey on – Competency of Dental Grads and Institutions

Survey to be conducted on – Competency of Dental Graduates & Institutions The study is funded by HEC and conducted by University of Faisalabad With the exponential increase in annual entries and graduates passing out of the Dental Colleges, over the recent years, a need was felt for an evaluative study to gauge the performance…

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Federal Medical & Dental college begins hiring

Federal Medical & Dental College starts faculty hiring Islamabad: The Principal of Federal Medical and Dental College (FMDC) – Professor M Zaheer Abbasi had written to the Prime Minister, last year, to inform him about the serious shortage of faculty in various departments and complain about the inadequate infrastructure and equipment. He requested the prime…

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AFID celebrates world oral health day

AFID : Students and House Officers from IIDC attended the World Oral Health Day 2014 celebrations held at Armed Forces Institute of Dentistry. A general awareness program was carried out for the children from the SOS village. Final year students from IIDC students presented posters and gave away dental products to the children.Lt. General Azhar…

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2 years Delay in giving Time Scale to Doctors in Sindh

Long delay in giving timescale to doctors and dentists in Sindh SUKKUR: Show cause notices were issued by the Sukker bench of Sindh High court, addressing the chief secretary and the health secretary of Sindh government. These secretaries had failed to act apon the verdict which granted timescale to doctors all over Sindh. In the…

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Stolen Dental Equipment

Beware of Stolen Dental Equipment & MerchandiseA renowned trader of dental surgery and clinical equipment in Karachi – Mehran Dental Suppliers, has reported that; Recently, four armed dacoits barged into their office and took away a wide range of dental equipment, instruments and merchandise, besides 50,000 Rupees in cash.Therefore, Dr. Dhan Raj from Mehran Dental…

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PSOMP elections for KPK, Sindh and Fed Councils

After the constitution of the Punjab Council of the “Pakistan Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology” (PSOMP), the society has now established its Federal, KPK and Sindh councils successfully. The posts were pre-announced and elections were conducted in relevant regions to select the office bearers for each respective post. The proper establishment of the Federal…

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Rangers will protect the Doctors

  Rangers to ensure protection of Doctors against killings & kidnappings A high level delegation of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) comprising of Dr. S.Tipu Sultan, Dr. M. Idrees Adhi, Dr. Aziz Khan Tank, Dr. S. M. Qaisar Sajjad, Dr. Qazi M. Wasiq and Dr. Mirza Ali Azhar, recently called on Maj. Gen. Rizwan – Chief…

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MQ Institute celebrates over 20 years of service to dentistry

Innov ative methods in dental implants practice and training Lahore, DN report: As the Pakistan Academy of Implant Dentistry steps into its 22nd year of the Clinical Masters’ Hands-On Learning Series, it is emphasizing the unique philosophy of ‘Treating the Un-treatable,’ conducted by the internationally recognized Implant mentor and expert, Dr. Mahmood Qureshi (fellow of…

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