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...

Regional News / October 31, 2018 8763 Appear in Entry Test for 400 Medical Seats in Larkana-Sukkur Region

LARKANA- As many as 8763 candidates appeared in the entry test in Larkana-Sukkur region, which was held on Sunday, October 28th, 2018. There are 250 seats of Chandka Medical College (CMC), 100 seats of Ghulam Muhammad Mahar Medical College (GMC) and 50 seats of Bibi Aseefa Dental College (BADC) to be won by the aspiring candidates....

Regional News / October 31, 2018 PAMI Expresses Concern on Uniform Admission Policy for MBBS, BDS in Sindh

KARACHI: Pakistan Association of Private and Medical Institutions (PAMI) President Dr Tariq Sohail expressed reservations on Sindh’s uniform admission policy for public and private medical and dental institutions. “Pakistan Medical and Dental Council and other stakeholders did not take us on board while drafting the 2018 admission policy,” the PAMI President said. Dr Sohail expressed a concern...

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PDC holds “Ace the UK Exams” seminar in Karachi

  Karachi: Pakistan Dental Community (PDC) successfully organized their second educational seminar on “UK: Examination and Post-graduation” as a continuum of their “Ace the Exam” Series, conducted by Dr. Saifullah Khan- BDS, MFD RCS (Ireland), MSc Special Care Dentistry (UK) on 25th May at NORE 1, Karachi. The seminar had two objectives; one was to…

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ACHER Orthodontics course in Islamabad

Islamabad: The Academy of Continuing Health Education & Research (ACHER) in Islamabad, conducted first 2 days contact session (12 total sessions) of Certification course in Orthodontics titled ‘ALL ABOUT ORTHODONTICS’. The session was attended by 08 dental surgeons from across the country. The session was conducted by Prof. Haroon Shahid Qazi and Dr. Afeef Umar…

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2 Pakistani dentists win ICCDE elections in Dubai

2 Pakistani Dentists win at ICCDE Elections Dubai: More laurels came Pakistan’s way, when Dr Mahmood Shah and Dr Asif Arain were also elected to the prestigious positions as Members of Board of Directors at ICCDE. The International College of Continuing Dental Education (ICCDE) is the educational arm of Asia-Pacific Dental Federation (APDF). Dr Mahmood…

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Mervyn Hosein speaks at CME in Hamdard

Karachi: A special CME program was arranged recently at Hamdard University Dental Hospital, in which a series of special lectures were delivered by Dr Kashif Naqvi and Prof. Dr Mervyn Hosein. Dr Kashif gave lecture on Pharma Guide. In his lecture, initially he gave introduction on the Pharma Guide and its significance with special relevance…

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PMA condemns murders, kidnappings and manhandling of Doctors

An emergency meeting of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Centre and PMA Karachi, was held at PMA house Karachi recently. Prof. S.Tipu Sultan – Immediate Past President, presided the meeting. It was attended by Dr. S.M. Qaisar Sajjad, Mirza Ali Azhar, Dr. Serajuddaula Syed, Dr. Shoaib Sobani, Dr. Shershah Syed, Dr. Qazi Wasiq, Dr. Hamid Manzoor,…

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Dr. Faisal Ali murdered in Gulbahar Karachi

Karachi: One doctor and three other people were killed on 20th June, in various incidents of crime and target killing in the city of Karachi. According to reports, a young Dental Surgeon-Dr. Faisal Ali, aged 30, was shot dead by two unknown assailants in the Rizvia area of Gulbahar Karachi on Friday night. At the…

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Prof. Ayyaz criticizes Dental curriculum

Karachi: A research-based lecture on Dental Community Issues was recently conducted at Baqai Medical University, where Prof. Ayaz Ali Khan – the leading Dentist and Researcher of Pakistan addressed the participants and stated that: There is need for total revamping of the dental curriculum, which has so far failed to meet the need of our…

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Doctors promotions in Sindh Govt.

Karachi: The Sindh Doctors Welfare Association (SDWA) has delightfully announced that; a batch of 49 senior doctors has been promoted from BPS Grade-19 to Grade-20 recently. By the end of June, 44 more Senior Doctors are expected to be promoted to grade-20 as well. Furthermore, Senior Doctors from BPS-18 will be promoted to 19th grade…

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Dentistry Comes to a Halt

Karachi – Dentistry has come to a complete halt in the business hub of Pakistan. This is because of the recent political developments, where Mr Altaf Hussain, the Leader of the MQM, was arrested in London yesterday. Reports say that Mr Hussain has is being questioned on Money Laundering charges. Speaking to Dental News, several…

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