National News, News / November 23, 2017 PMDC, Private Colleges At Loggerheads

  ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and private medical colleges are at loggerheads once more over the college admissions process. The council has issued a number of statements advising students not to seek admission in private medical colleges that are in violation of council regulations, while private colleges are using their students and...

Opinions / November 23, 2017 HIV/AIDS In Pakistan

    Dr.Mahreen Shahzad Associate Professor & Head Oral Diagnostic & Medicine Department SIR SYED COLLEGE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES HIV is documented as a health concern in Pakistan with amount of cases increasing yearly. Fairly high drug use and lack of acceptance that non-marital sex is common in the society have allowed the HIV epidemic to take hold in Pakistan,...

National News, News / November 22, 2017 Pharma Industry Running Out of Time to Print Bar Codes

LAHORE: The rising threat of counterfeit products has become a serious issue for consumers and producers. The proliferation of fake products not only hurts the consumers and genuine producers of goods, it also adversely affects numerous industries which struggle with the task of separating authentic products from their counterfeit counterparts. Despite the Pakistan Drug Regulatory Authority...

Events / November 20, 2017 GS1 Organizes Industry Standards Workshop

KARACHI: A seminar and training workshop for the industrial sector was recently organized by GS1 Pakistan in the wake of the latest directives from the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP). The objective of the course was to provide the industry personnel with an insight about the application and implementation of GS1 standards in a...

Research / November 20, 2017 These Super Foods Will Keep You Healthy All Winter Long

Mother Nature has given humans everything necessary for a better and healthier life. All we need to do is follow a simple and nutritious diet consisting of super-foods Obesity, heart and liver diseases, diabetes as well as many other diseases, unfortunately, stand out among the most common diseases. The fundamental reasons underlying these diseases are...

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PMDC, Private Colleges At Loggerheads

  ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and private medical colleges are at loggerheads once more over the college admissions process. The council has issued a number of statements advising students not to seek admission in private medical colleges that are in violation of council regulations, while private colleges are using their students and...

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NICVD Establishes Chest Pain Unit Under Nagan Chowrangi Flyover

KARACHI: National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases – (NICVD) in collaboration with the Government of Sindh and Karachi Metropolitan Corporation, has launched its 5th “Chest Pain Unit” in Karachi under Nagan Chowrangi Flyover, to facilitate patients with chest pain with easy access and free of cost services. Professor Nadeem Qamar (Executive Director, NICVD) stated that after...
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Private Colleges Seek Hearing on Fee Hike

ISLAMABAD: The parliamentary committee’s opinion over fee hike is based on one sided information while the views of private colleges are missing that should be heard in the committee which would justify increase in admission fee, claim colleges. The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council has proposed to increase the annual fees of medical college from Rs642,000...

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155 MBBS Graduates Awarded Degrees By FUMC

Rawalpindi – The convocation of the Foundation University Medical College was held at the University Auditorium recently. Lt Gen Syed Zamir Ul Hassan Shah, HI (M) (Retd), the Secretary Defence, Ministry of Defence and Chancellor, Foundation University Islamabad (FUI) was the chief guest. Maj Gen Khadim Hussain, Rector FUI and Maj Gen Dr Akhtar Waheed,...
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