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1 Dental College for Balochistan, 48 for the rest of Pakistan
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1 Dental College for Balochistan, 48 for the rest of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has approved one dental college for Balochistan while 48 dental colleges in Punjab, Sindh and KP are currently functional. As per details, currently, there is only one Bolan Medical College in Balochistan while existing President of PMDC Shabbir Lehri belongs to Balochistan. Only one dental college is giving…

What is the cost of a dental education?
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What is the cost of a dental education?

Dentists play an essential role in the overall health of a patient. Dentistry is globally considered as a noble and leading profession despite the substantial investment that goes into receiving proper dental education. Recent studies prove that this hefty initial investment is much better compared to the ones that go into other professional fields. With…

Best teacher award ceremony at LUMHS
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Best teacher award ceremony at LUMHS

JAMSHORO-The Annual Dental Ceremony of Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences (LUMHS) was recently organized by the Institute of Dentistry. The ceremony was organized to distribute awards to the top 10 students from 1st year to final year. A ‘Best Teacher’ award was also given in this ceremony. The best teacher was selected through…

Quiz Competition at Sir Syed College of Medical Sciences
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Quiz Competition at Sir Syed College of Medical Sciences

KARACHI – The Department of Oral Diagnosis & Medicine recently arranged a quiz competition for 3rd year BDS students, under the supervision of Dr.Mahreen Shahzad, Head & Assistant Professor of the department. It was a departmental competition which was efficiently organized by Dr. Hiba Khan and Dr. Raheela Faraz, lecturers of the department, who divided…

HCMD Spring Festival 2017
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HCMD Spring Festival 2017

KARACHI- A great gala was recently organized and enjoyed by the students and faculty of Hamdard College of Medicine and Dentistry (HCMD), Dental Section. This Spring Festival comprised of a comprehensive array of eateries and activities. All departments of the dental college contributed to its organization. Gol-gappas, hand football and chilled gola-ganda stalls were set…

Poster Competition at Sardar Begum Dental College
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Poster Competition at Sardar Begum Dental College

PESHAWAR – A poster competition was recently held at Sardar Begum Dental College, as a yearly event, organized by the Department of Science of Dental Materials. The competition was supervised by the following faculty of the department: Dr Tahir Ali Khan (HOD), Dr Amjid Naseer (Associate Professor) and Dr Munazzah (Demonstrator). The competition was held…

Poster Competition at Ziauddin Dental College
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Poster Competition at Ziauddin Dental College

KARACHI-A poster competition was recently held at Ziauddin College of Dentistry. The competition was organized by the Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnosis, under the supervision of Dr. Afifa Razi (Head of Department). She provided a great platform to communicate the importance of oral health, facilitating the provision of knowledgeable skills of students. The organizing…

PMDC to ensure transparency in council affairs
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PMDC to ensure transparency in council affairs

Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) will ensure transparency in smooth functioning of its affairs with regard to medical and dental colleges functioning throughout the country. PMDC President Prof Dr Shabir Lehri, in a statement issued on Sunday 9th April 2017, said that no one was above the law and there was zero tolerance in…

FJDC participated in KMC medical camp
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FJDC participated in KMC medical camp

Fatima Jinnah Dental College (FJDC) & hospital participated in 2 major events with Karachi Munipical Corporation. The theme of the event was free medical and dental checkup. This was a perfect example of when the private sector joins with the public sector to facilitate the civilians. Deputy mayor of Karachi Dr Arshad Vohra inaugurated this…

BADC awaits recognition status, students’ future in jeopardy
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BADC awaits recognition status, students’ future in jeopardy

The batch of 50 students shortlisted for admission to the 2016-17 session Bibi Aseefa Dental College (BADC) in Larkana face an uncertain future as the federal ministry of health has yet to issue the much-awaited notification to grant the college recognition. Sources in the college report that upon physical inspection of the college, Pakistan Medical…

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