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Book Launch: Glossary of Dental Implantology
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Book Launch: Glossary of Dental Implantology

Glossary of Dental Implantology (Wiley-Blackwell. USA. May 2018) Writen by Dr Khalid Almas BDS, MSc, FDSRCS (Edin), FRACDS (Syd), MSc, DDPH. RCS (Eng), FICD, AAOM Co-Authors:  Fawad Javed & Steph Smith Over the past couple of decades, Dental Implantology has undergone remarkable evolution to become one of the most important, and sought-after aspects of clinical…

International Health Expo 2018, Islamabad
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International Health Expo 2018, Islamabad

Islamabad- Stretching from October 5th to 7th, the International Health Expo was the talk of healthcare community. Organized by Dr Jawad Faisal and Mr Aijaz Shahid, the expo took place at the Pak-China Friendship Center, Islamabad. The large-scale, multi-speciality congress was the first of its kind to be held in Pakistan. Several renowned names, like…

Admissions in DDC and DIKIOHS on hold
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Admissions in DDC and DIKIOHS on hold

Karachi- It has been months since PMDC barred Dr Ishartul Ebad Khan Institute of Oral Health Sciences (DIKIOHS) from admitting new students, after witnessing deficiencies in their set-up, on visiting the college and its adjoining facility. Dow Dental College (DDC) also came under fire for continuing to function without being officially registered with PMDC. This…

The “Godfather of Orthodontics”, Dr Proffit Passes Away
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The “Godfather of Orthodontics”, Dr Proffit Passes Away

October 2 2018- The “Godfather of Orthodontics”, Dr Proffit passed away. An account by a focal person from University of North Carolina School of Dentistry (UNC) says, “We lost one of our own this morning: Dr. William (Bill) Proffit. He was 82 years of age. To try to enumerate all of Dr. Proffit’s accomplishments during his…

Cancer Researchers score the 2018 Nobel Medicine Prize
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Cancer Researchers score the 2018 Nobel Medicine Prize

Stockholm: Two immunologists, James Allison of the US, and Tasuku Honjo of Japan, won the 2018 Nobel Medicine Prize for research that has revolutionised cancer treatment. The pair was honoured “for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation,” the Nobel Assembly said. Immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy targets proteins made by some…

FDI World Dental Congress: Annual Meeting 2018, Argentina – Day 3
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FDI World Dental Congress: Annual Meeting 2018, Argentina – Day 3

September 7th– Several renowned speakers from over 35 different countries of the world are currently participating in FDI’s 106th annual meeting: World Dental Congress 2018. Among the notable highlights, of the third day, were the symposiums by 3M and GSK, and the FDI-WHO-NCDA Session. 3M focused on innovative management models for infant caries; GSK touched…

Karachi Medical and Dental College BDS Results 2018
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Karachi Medical and Dental College BDS Results 2018

Earlier, Karachi Medical and Dental College (KMDC), KU, announced the results of their 21st Batch’s First Year Professional Exam of BDS. Ms. Atiya Maheen grabbed the first position, by scoring 562 out of a total of 700 marks. Ms. Yumnah Zubair earned the second position, by scoring 552 out of a total of 700 marks;…

JSMU Celebrates Pakistan’s Independence Day with Full Enthusiasm
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JSMU Celebrates Pakistan’s Independence Day with Full Enthusiasm

KARACHI- Students and faculty members of Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU) celebrated Pakistan’s 71st Independence Day, in a colourful event consisting of various extracurricular activities. The university students performed theatre plays, sung national songs, participated in debates, discussed the matter of Kashmir. Earlier, JSMU organized a debate competition, in which students from various colleges of…

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