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Illegal PMDC running medical affairs: LHC
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Illegal PMDC running medical affairs: LHC

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court recently declared that the present composition of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) is illegal, thereby also nullifying PMDC’s 2016 regulations for admissions to MBBS and BDS in medical colleges. The division bench that passed the order comprised of Justice Ayesha A. Malik and Justice Jawad Hassan. The bench…

Delay In MBBS and BDS Admissions Frustrate Students
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Delay In MBBS and BDS Admissions Frustrate Students

MANDI BAHAUDDIN – Public and private sectors medical and dental colleges in Punjab have disappointed the students seeking admission in first year of MBBS and BDS programmes by not adhering to the schedule for completing the process of admissions. Private colleges had received Rs 3,000 to Rs 6,000 from local students as processing fee. Some colleges received…

35.5m Diabetes Patients In Pakistan: Survey
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35.5m Diabetes Patients In Pakistan: Survey

LAHORE – As many as 35.5 million adults in Pakistan are diabetic, according to The Diabetes Prevalence Survey of Pakistan 2017. Syringe with drugs for diabetes treatment The exercise carried out during the ongoing year shows staggering 16.98 per cent prevalence of silent killer among the adult population.  The latest exercise belies old figures of 6.56…

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…

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…

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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