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Congo Virus: The Deadly Fever! – Yet another patient loses his battle of life at JPMC
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Congo Virus: The Deadly Fever! – Yet another patient loses his battle of life at JPMC

  KARACHI– A 32- year old resident of Killa Abdullah District, Baluchistan Province, died due to deadly Congo Crimean Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC).   Executive Director, JPMC, Dr. Seemin Jamali stated that, a 32 year old man Abdullah was brought into JPMC’s emergency department with high grade fever, bleeding from mouth…

NICVD’s Cardiovascular Facility Successfully Operating in Mithi
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NICVD’s Cardiovascular Facility Successfully Operating in Mithi

National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases ‘s cardiac facility in Mithi, Tharparkar, known as Shams ul Arfeen Memon Cardiac Center, has been running smoothly, saving various patients’ lives each day. Both visiting and admitted patients have spoken highly of this healthcare facility, praising their services. Patient attendants at NICVD told a news source that this facility…

HEC Chairman Dr. Tariq Banuri’s Vision for Higher Education
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HEC Chairman Dr. Tariq Banuri’s Vision for Higher Education

Higher Education Commission’s new Chairman, Dr. Tariq Banuri has decided to formulate new and improved measures to enhance our higher education system and to improve Pakistani universities’ global rankings. He discussed upon improving the faculty members and their ways of teaching, in order to provide quality education. The Government of Pakistan has allocated funds for…

PMDC’s Admission Test Policies to Be Reviewed
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PMDC’s Admission Test Policies to Be Reviewed

ISLAMABAD: The official regulators of PMDC, supervising the medical education are working on introducing new and improved regulations regarding student’s admissions test policies. The admission regulations set by PMDC in 2016 had been struck down by the Supreme Court, alongside disbanding the council to constitute an ad hoc council to run affairs of the regulator of…

Quality of Pakistan’s Medical Education Under Scrutiny
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Quality of Pakistan’s Medical Education Under Scrutiny

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) was recently visited by the Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Saqib Nisar and discussed the shortcomings of our country’s medical education system. This was Chief Justice’s first visit to PMDC to review its performances. President PMDC and other ad-hoc council members gave presentations regarding the council’s work and…

PMA Concerned Over PMDC’s Degree Verification Policy
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PMA Concerned Over PMDC’s Degree Verification Policy

KARACHI: Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has expressed concern about the plight of all those teachers who have acquired their PhD and MPhil qualification from foreign and local general universities and are waiting for acceptance of their degrees by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). Secretary-General of Pakistan Medical Association (Centre) Dr SM Qaisar Sajjad, in…

Liver Transplant Surgeries, Successfully Performed at SIUT
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Liver Transplant Surgeries, Successfully Performed at SIUT

KARACHI–  The foreign and local surgeons of Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT), successfully performed seven liver transplants, over a week’s span at SIUT. The transplants were performed in collaboration with two visiting surgeons from Iran and three counterparts from SIUT. All the surgeries performed were absolutely free of cost, as a part of…

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