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CHK Introduces ‘Capso-Vision Medical Procedure
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CHK Introduces ‘Capso-Vision Medical Procedure

KARACHI– Dr. Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) had recently introduced an innovative medical device, termed as Capso–Vision, that specializes in diagnostic imaging of the gastrointestinal system. Additional Medical Superintendent, CHK, Dr. Arif Niaz, stated that the  Capso-Vision medical device will empower physicians and patients by providing them with superior clinical outcomes and improving patient’s…

PMA Condemns Target Killing of Doctor In Rawalpindi
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PMA Condemns Target Killing of Doctor In Rawalpindi

KARACHI–  Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) strongly condemned the target killing of Dr. Naushad Khalid, in the city of Rawalpindi, while he was at his clinic. Secretary General, Pakistan Medical Association (Centre), Dr. SM Qaisar Sajjad stated that, this is extremely unfortunate that after so many previous incidents, our government still has failed to provide security…

QA Department at HEC Compromised, Handed Over to a Controversial Official
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QA Department at HEC Compromised, Handed Over to a Controversial Official

Islamabad – The Higher Education Commission’s (HEC) has overlooked the  quality and standards of the education system, as its Quality Assurance Department (QAD) has been handed over to an official who previously faced 3 interdepartmental inquires for negligence and misconduct at HEC. This post requires expertise and a good level of understanding, to greatly assess the…

KIHD Faces Problems; Cardiac Patients Suffer!
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KIHD Faces Problems; Cardiac Patients Suffer!

KARACHI–  The Cardiac Emergency and OPD patients of Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases (KIHD) continue to suffer due to lack of facilities in the city’s second largest cardiac care health facility. An administrative official at KIHD stated that, the hospital has been facing acute shortage of medicines since last 6 years, while equipment like Angiography…

Pioneers In Ophthalmology: Hashmanis Hospital & Welfare Foundation Providing State-Of-The-Art Eye Treatments In Pakistan
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Pioneers In Ophthalmology: Hashmanis Hospital & Welfare Foundation Providing State-Of-The-Art Eye Treatments In Pakistan

KARACHI–  Hashmanis Medical & Welfare Foundation (HMWF), in collaboration with World Memon Organization (WMO) has joined hands with Sri Lanka Eye Donation Society to receive 200 corneas every year for needy patients in Pakistan. These corneas will be transplanted anywhere in Pakistan, irrespective of gender and caste. This surgery normally costs around Rs, 2,00,000/-, however…

HEC’s Search Continues: Chief Officer Post Still Vacant
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HEC’s Search Continues: Chief Officer Post Still Vacant

16 Candidates Fail to Provide Relevant Information, Others Skip Interview ISLAMABAD: The interviews for the selection of the new Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman, were held in the month of April, at the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training. After contemplation, 16 candidates out of the total, reportedly failed to provide relevant information to the…

Punjab Health Minister Orders Completion of Hospital Expansion Work
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Punjab Health Minister Orders Completion of Hospital Expansion Work

MUZAFFARGARH – Punjab Health Minister,  Khawaja Salman Rafique directed the officials to ensure completion of expansion work at Recep Tayyip Erdogan Hospital. He further stated that Punjab’s Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif would inaugurate the expansion of the hospital. The provincial minister informed the sources that, the 230 bedded hospital will be equipped with necessary…

1,698 Appear for NEB II for PMDC Registration
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1,698 Appear for NEB II for PMDC Registration

Islamabad: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), held the National Examination Board’s (NEB) Step-II Examination, at Topi Rakh Complex and Army Medical College Rawalpindi, for the registration of medical and dental graduates, possessing foreign qualifications. Under the country’s law, PMDC registration is mandatory for all those having medical and dental qualifications to practice in…

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