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Govt. shared PMC Draft only with PAMI: Khuwaja
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Govt. shared PMC Draft only with PAMI: Khuwaja

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Association of Private Medical and Dental Institutions (PAMI) recently held a press conference at National Press Club. The event was chaired by Khaqan Waheed Khuwaja, PAMI General Secretary. During the press conference, Khuwaja admitted that the draft of Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) ordinance was shared with PAMI by the government before its promulgation….

Chewing Gum Can Fight Dental Caries: New Study
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Chewing Gum Can Fight Dental Caries: New Study

A number of studies have shown that the sugar-free varieties can promote oral health. Though the benefits of chewing gum are still a subject to debate. Though a recent review has found some evidence that chewing sugar-free gum could help to reduce the development of dental caries. Recently, researchers from King’s College London conducted a…

Changing the Landscape of Oral Health Sector
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Changing the Landscape of Oral Health Sector

The Surge of Female Dental graduates in Pakistan Prior to 1991, limited number of female quota seats were restricted for admissions in medical and dental colleges of Pakistan. However, in 1991, the Supreme Court declared an ‘Open Merit Policy’ of admission in these colleges. The first batch based on this policy was taken in 1992….

Digitalise verification system for doctors: PMC
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Digitalise verification system for doctors: PMC

ISLAMABAD: A press conference was called by The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) recently. They announced PMC’s plan for digitalization of the verification system of doctors and medical students. Dr Arshad Taqi, PMC President and Mohammad Ali Raza, PMC’s Vice-President presided the occasion. While addressing a press conference, Taqi said that following the formation of PMC,…

Antibiotics apocalypse: the “super-bug killer” on the loose
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Antibiotics apocalypse: the “super-bug killer” on the loose

KARACHI- a press briefing on the World Antibiotic Awareness Week “World Health Organization (WHO) was organized. The medical practitioners participated to celebrate the week. Dr. Zafar Mahmood, Associate Professor at Hamdard University& Head of department Kulsum Bai Valika (KVSS) Hospital Karachi. , Dr Faisal Faiyaz Zuberi, Interventional Pulmonologist, Associate Professor Pulmonology Head of Chest Unit-II…

Elections held at KMU
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Elections held at KMU

Peshawar- Election for the vacant seat of Senate, Syndicate and Academic Council was held at Khyber Medical University (KMU). Voting was conducted among staff members of KMU in Peshawar and Institute of medical sciences (IMS) and Institute of Dental Science (IDS) in Kohat.   Dr. Saad Liaqat, Assistant Professor of Science of Dental Materials,KMU won the…

Future of doctors at stake in Pakistan: PMA
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Future of doctors at stake in Pakistan: PMA

KARACHI- Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) and representatives of doctor’s bodies held a press conference at PMA House. Addressing the joint press conference, they said that there is no regulatory body for registration of doctors in the country after abolition of Pakistan Medical and dental council (PMDC). All affairs are being through a new council known as…

PDA delegation discusses concerns of dental fraternity with President Alvi
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PDA delegation discusses concerns of dental fraternity with President Alvi

DN Report KARACHI- Representives from PAKISTAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION, including President PDA Dr Mahmood Shah and Dr Inayatullah Padhiar (SI), met with the Honourable President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi to discuss the concerns of dental fraternity in Pakistan. The meeting participants discussed organization of Asia Pacific Dental Congress 2022 in Pakistan, PMC Ordinance 2019 and…

PMC takes back 3 former employees facing misconduct charges
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PMC takes back 3 former employees facing misconduct charges

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical Council has taken three former members of the PMDC at a time when the Islamabad High Court (IHC) is set to start the hearing on a petition challenging the dissolution of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). The formation of the PMC faced severe criticism by the Senate and the…


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