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Pakistan ranked world’s best travel destination 2018
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Pakistan ranked world’s best travel destination 2018

Islamabad: Pakistan has been ranked the world’s top travel destination for 2018 by the British Backpacker Society, which described Pakistan as “one of the friendliest countries on earth, with mountain scenery that is beyond anyone’s wildest imagination”. The British Backpacker Society announced the results, ranking the world’s top 20 adventure travel destinations for 2018, which…

Peshawar awaits construction of new Medical College
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Peshawar awaits construction of new Medical College

PESHAWAR: The health department has planned to construct Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical College. Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto had announced construction of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical College (ZABMC) in Peshawar in 1990 but the plan couldn’t be materialised despite rule of PPP for three tenures since then. The plot of 30 Kanals on which ZABMC…

Pakistan’s Dental, Surgical Instruments Now Exported to China
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Pakistan’s Dental, Surgical Instruments Now Exported to China

ISLAMABAD: In a major breakthrough, Pakistani and Chinese companies have signed an agreement of $3million for export of dental and surgical instruments from Sialkot to China. An official statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that after sustained efforts, for the first time, Pakistan has been able to make inroads into Western China’s flourishing dental…

UHS Changes Admission Policy
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UHS Changes Admission Policy

LAHORE: The spokesperson of University of Health Sciences (UHS) has said that applications for admission into affiliated private sector medical and dental colleges will be received till November 30 under centralised admission policy of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC).  In the latest statement issued by the university, the spokesperson said that so far 2016…

Advanced Endo Lecture, Live Demo & Workshop by Dr Abrar
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Advanced Endo Lecture, Live Demo & Workshop by Dr Abrar

KARACHI – Dr Abrar recently conducted a comprehensive full day advanced Endodontic session at the Department of Operative Dentistry of Hamdard Dental College. The purpose of the session was to introduce to House Surgeons the latest advanced techniques being applied in Endodontic dentistry internationally. The session comprised of a detailed lecture by Dr Abrar explaining intricate…

KMDC Takes Students On A Pharma Field Trip
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KMDC Takes Students On A Pharma Field Trip

KARACHI – Head of Department of Community Dentistry Karachi Medical and Dental College, Dr. Ashraf Ayub and Assistant Professors Dr Sana and Dr Furqan, along with 100 students, made a field visit to the pharmaceutical company, Platinum. Here, they learnt manufacturing, dispensing and packaging of different medicines concerning general and oral health. While visiting with the…

No TB Diagnosis Van Available in KP, Balochistan
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No TB Diagnosis Van Available in KP, Balochistan

KPK – Out of 95 mobile TB diagnosis vans, not a single van is operating in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa or Balochistan, the sub-committee of Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination learnt on Friday. However, 70 mobile TB diagnosis vans are operating in Sindh and 16 in Punjab. The meeting was chaired by…

Mutant First-Line Drug Resistant HIV Strains on the Rise
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Mutant First-Line Drug Resistant HIV Strains on the Rise

The fight to halt the pandemic spread of HIV has been “an extraordinary achievement in global health,” doctors wrote in the New England Journal of Medicine this week.But progress made to treat those with HIV and to stem the virus’ spread could stall, doctors said. And they point to a worrisome culprit: Mutating strains of HIV that…

AIDS Control Programme has No Fund to Continue Work
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AIDS Control Programme has No Fund to Continue Work

ISLAMABAD: Despite alarming increase in HIV cases, the cash-starved National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) is struggling to reverse the rising tide since the government did not spend a single penny on the programme. During the last three decades, the HIV pandemic has introduced as an incomprehensible calamity. HIV and AIDS have already taken a terrible human…

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