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PMDC, Private Colleges At Loggerheads
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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…

Pharma Industry Running Out of Time to Print Bar Codes
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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…

NICVD Establishes Chest Pain Unit Under Nagan Chowrangi Flyover
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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…

Alliance for Eradication of Gutka
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Alliance for Eradication of Gutka

Karachi-Latif Kapadia Memorial Welfare Trust (LKMWT) has joined hands with The Hunar Foundation (THF) in an effort to create an awareness for various basic health issues and the particular effects of consuming “Gutka.” To safeguard the common ailments within the society by adapting precautionary measures. Following this alliance, ‘Gutka Eradication’ event was held at the…

Govt Hospitals Face Acute Shortage of Mortuary Attendants
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Govt Hospitals Face Acute Shortage of Mortuary Attendants

KARACHI- Pakistan’s most populous city with the highest crime ratio, is facing acute shortage of male and female mortuary attendants in government sector hospitals. An official posted at Dr Ruth Pfau, Civil Hospital Karachi’s Mortuary, informed that there was an acute shortage of mortuary attendants in public sector hospitals, which is affecting medico-legal procedures as…

Standard Chartered Inaugurates Diabetic Retinopathy Ward
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Standard Chartered Inaugurates Diabetic Retinopathy Ward

KARACHI- As part of the Seeing is Believing programme, Standard Chartered Bank recently inaugurated a Diabetic Retinopathy Ward at Al-Ibrahim Eye Hospital Karachi. The ward was inaugurated by Shazad Dada, Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered Pakistan. Dr. Saleh Memon, who is a respected authority on eye health made a brief presentation on the progress of…

Five-Day Polio Vaccination Drive Conducted in Sindh
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Five-Day Polio Vaccination Drive Conducted in Sindh

KARACHI- The Emergency Operation Centre for Polio Sindh launched an anti-polio campaign in 21 districts of Sindh province. The total target for this campaign was 7,127,711 children under 5 years of age out of which 1,748,244 were vaccinated in 162 union councils of Karachi. The drive was launched in 21 districts of Sindh including Karachi, Dadu,…

Surgeon General Pak Army Calls for Ban on OTC Sale of Antibiotics
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Surgeon General Pak Army Calls for Ban on OTC Sale of Antibiotics

Karachi- Surgeon General Pakistan Army Lt. General Zahid Hamid has demanded the regulatory authorities in Pakistan country to immediately put a ban on over the counter sale and without prescription availability of the antibiotics to ensure patient safety, minimize the emergence of drug-resistant diseases like drug resistant tuberculosis and other infections. “We are fast approaching…

PMDC Recommends To De-Notify Two Colleges For Failing To Fulfil Criteria
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PMDC Recommends To De-Notify Two Colleges For Failing To Fulfil Criteria

Islamabad – Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) recommended to de-notify two private medical and dental colleges – Abbottabad International Medical College and Jinnah Medical College, Peshawar – on their failure to fulfil the criteria of the council while the scheme for the enrolled students’ adjustment will be framed later. An official informed The Nation that…

500 Eye Surgeries to Be Performed By Chinese Doctors
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500 Eye Surgeries to Be Performed By Chinese Doctors

KARACHI: As part of the project “Bright Journey Pakistan”, a team of Chinese ophthalmologists will perform 500 eye operations in Karachi in January. The announcement was made by a delegation of the International Exchange and Cooperation China (IHECC), headed by its deputy director Hu Meiqi, on Wednesday during a press conference. The press conference was also…

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