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Live session highlights dental career opportunities after graduation
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Live session highlights dental career opportunities after graduation

Karachi: The office of Student Affairs, Ziauddin University (ZU) recently conducted a live online session titled, BDS perspective (after graduation) on Facebook. The event was the first session of the many upcoming sessions under the umbrella of ZU student affairs. The session was hosted by Dr Ayesha Hanif, Faculty member and MDS trainee, Department of…

Meet Dr Kishwer- “All dentists are artists!”
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Meet Dr Kishwer- “All dentists are artists!”

A dental graduate from Fatima Jinnah Dental College (FJDC), Dr Kishwer Naz may not have had any formal training but then again, she didn’t have to. She is one of the artist making wave in the dental community with her art work. This ‘insta- twitter age’ artist, has managed to gain attention with her sketches…

PHC Advisory offers a glimmer of hope for Dentists
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PHC Advisory offers a glimmer of hope for Dentists

LAHORE: Punjab Healthcare Commission has issued a fresh advisory to the dental practitioners across the province to adopt maximum precautionary measures in their clinics. The PHC directed the dental surgeons to make a plan visits of their patients in such a way that there should not be over-crowding, and also display coronavirus related information at…

Google provides new features to assist Pakistan’s COVID-19 response
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Google provides new features to assist Pakistan’s COVID-19 response

ISLAMABAD: According to a Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Press Release issued recently, Google introduced new features and resources for users in Pakistan to help them stay informed and connected, support small businesses and to contain the spread of misinformation on its platforms. Earlier, the PTA had observed the internet usage in the country had increased…

IHC chides the government over PMDC’s fiasco
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IHC chides the government over PMDC’s fiasco

Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court recently expressed its displeasure with the federal government over its failure to revive the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council. Earlier, the President signed the Pakistan Medical Commission Ordinance 2019 for the regulation of the medical profession. The PMDC was dissolved and replaced by the Pakistan Medical Commission. On February 11,…

Online training sessions for COVID-19 infection prevention
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Online training sessions for COVID-19 infection prevention

KARACHI: The Sindh Healthcare Commission’s (SHCC) Directorate of Clinical Governance & Training recently held a meeting with the Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases Society of Pakistan (MMIDSP) to discuss conducting online workshops for healthcare establishments (HCEs) and healthcare providers (HCPs) to train them regarding infection prevention and control for COVID-19. The meeting decided that the…

Coronavirus cases continue to rise in Pakistan
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Coronavirus cases continue to rise in Pakistan

KARACHI: As many as 36 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the Sindh province in the last 24 hours, taking the reported case toll to 208 in the province. Media Coordinator to the Health Minister, Meeran Yousuf, noted that a total of 208 coronavirus patients have emerged across the Sindh province so far out…

Crackdown launch against fake COVID-19 testing facilities
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Crackdown launch against fake COVID-19 testing facilities

KARACHI: The Sindh Healthcare Commission (SHCC) started a crackdown across the Sindh province against quacks offering fake testing facilities for coronavirus patients. Due to the recent outbreak of the coronavirus in Pakistan, quacks have become very active, particularly in the Sindh province, offering fake testing for coronavirus. The SHCC teams started field operations in Sindh…


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