National News / September 19, 2018 PAMI Agrees Upon Revising Annual Fees of Medical and Dental Institutions

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Association of Private Medical and Dental Institutions (PAMI), agreed upon reducing both Medical and Dental colleges’ fee, by a total sum of Rs. 50,000. Previously, Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and PAMI, collectively reached to an agreement based on increasing the fee of private Medical and Dental colleges, from Rs. 800,000 to...

Research / September 18, 2018 Muscle Relaxants Increase Risk of Respiratory Complications

Muscle relaxants are a necessary part of anesthesia during certain major operations. Studies have, however, hinted at respiratory risks connected with these drugs. POPULAR, a major prospective observational European study, supported by the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA), and led by the Technical University of Munich (TUM), has confirmed the association between the use of...

News / September 18, 2018 Austerity Drive; PMDC Stopped from Visiting QMUL, UK

Islamabad- The Ministry of National Health Service has barred the PMDC delegation from travelling to UK on public expense. A PMDC delegation comprised of four candidates was to visit the Queen Mary University London, out of which two delegates were to travel on expenses borne by the council. After learning of this plan, the NHS Ministry...

Research / September 18, 2018 Bacteria and Cell Stress, the Cause of Colon Cancer

The Microbiota in the Intestines Fuels Tumour Growth A team led by Professor Dirk Haller, at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), made an unexpected discovery while investigating the triggering factors of colon cancer: Cell stress in combination with an altered microbiota in the colon drives tumour growth. Previously, it was assumed that this combination only contributes...

National News, News / September 12, 2018 Sindh’s Hospitals Striked By Shortage of Life Saving Drugs

KARACHI– According to sources, the Health Department of Sindh failed to purchase life-saving medicines through its Centralized Procurement Committee for health facilities of the province of Sindh. This news surfaced as the stock of drugs almost ended in all hospitals of Sindh, putting thousands of lives at stake. All major hospitals of  Karachi, including Dr....

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PAMI Agrees Upon Revising Annual Fees of Medical and Dental Institutions

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Association of Private Medical and Dental Institutions (PAMI), agreed upon reducing both Medical and Dental colleges’ fee, by a total sum of Rs. 50,000. Previously, Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and PAMI, collectively reached to an agreement based on increasing the fee of private Medical and Dental colleges, from Rs. 800,000 to...

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Post For New Director Of Health Services Fulfilled

KARACHI: Former Senior Medical Officer, Dr. Abdul Fattah Mahar has recently been posted as the new Director Health Services, Karachi. According to the notification issued by the Services General Administration and Coordination Department Sindh, Dr. Abdul Fattah Mahar, Senior Medical Officer (BS-20), Health Department, is posted as the Director of Health Services, with immediate effect...

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Say No to Quackery with SHCC – App launched

Karachi: The Sindh Healthcare Commission, an autonomous regulatory authority to ensure quality of 0healthcare in the province has launched a mobile based application to fight the menace of quackery in collaboration with Authentik, announced by the commission’s chairperson, Prof Dr Tipu Sultan at a press conference today. The press conference was attended by the chairman...

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