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Doctors save life aboard flight to Karachi
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Doctors save life aboard flight to Karachi

Contributed by Major Saif-Ur-Rehman Khilji I was flying from Islamabad to Karachi last night and there was a girl onboard with a serious condition. First of all the stretcher took more seats than the patient had booked, but the other passengers managed it somehow. When we were on the way, the captain announced that the…

PMA demands arrest of doctors’ killers
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PMA demands arrest of doctors’ killers

KARACHI: An emergency meeting of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA C & K), at PMA House Karachi on 13th August 2014, with Prof. S.Tipu Sultan in the chair and attended by   Dr. S.M. Qaisar Sajjad, Dr. Serajuddaula Syed, Dr. M. Idrees Adhi, Dr. Naseer Baloch, Dr. Shoaib Sobani, Dr. Qazi Wasiq, Dr. Hamid Manzoor, Dr. Khalil…

Punjab spending billions on health and education
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Punjab spending billions on health and education

  LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Excise & Taxation and Finance Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman says that government is providing billions of rupees to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), as regards health and education with the government ‘s major focus on protecting the health of people trough strengthening of Primary Health Care & Disease Preventive Programs. The…

Degree Verification at HEC Sindh Soon
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Degree Verification at HEC Sindh Soon

ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has decided to start degree verification. The facility will be offered at the HEC Karachi Regional Centre. According to sources at the HEC, the center is likely function from mid of August. The HEC attests, verifies and issues equivalence certificates from Universities in Pakistan and abroad. Although the degree…

PMDC approves student recruitment by Unrecognized Colleges
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PMDC approves student recruitment by Unrecognized Colleges

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council has allowed admissions to three unrecognized Medical Institutes. This action by the PMDC, being labeled illegal and unethical, is likely to cause a lot of uproar in the medical sector. This step of PMDC is being considered as illegal and besides this decision has made the future of…

SUST denies PMDC Allegations against DG Health
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SUST denies PMDC Allegations against DG Health

ISLAMABAD: All allegations levied by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) have been denied by Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology (SUST) Peshawar Campus. The allegations were levied on the award of a fake Masters in Public Health to the incumbent Health Ministry DG. SUST Vice-Chancellor Dr Salimur Rehman, in a press conference…

Doctors Refuse to Treat Policemen
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Doctors Refuse to Treat Policemen

MN Report Lahore–  Lahore which now wears a look of battleground, doctors at the Jinnah Hospital Lahore refused to treat the injured policemen. It is learnt that policemen accompanying the injured had some scuffle with the duty doctors who later refused to treat the injured policemen brought to Jinnah hospital This is a developing story…

PPSC suspends PMDC registration requirement
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PPSC suspends PMDC registration requirement

LAHORE : Owing to the long conflict prevailing between The Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) and the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) over the “Unnecessary Delays” in the registration of 750 FCPS/MCPS doctors, the PPSC has finally decided, in principle, to conduct interviews of all post graduate doctors who have cleared exams for the…

YDA to protest against registration delays at PMDC
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YDA to protest against registration delays at PMDC

LAHORE : The Young Doctors’ Association-Punjab has expressed its concerns about the non-strategic and ineffective way, in which the Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) has been dealing with the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). The YDA has stated that CPSP has shown a weak stance and poor performance…

Pregnant travelers should not take Polio vaccine – Gynaecologists
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Pregnant travelers should not take Polio vaccine – Gynaecologists

Islamabad : The World Health Organization is being questioned by Pakistan’s Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSRC) to provide scientific evidence and clarify the issue of the safety of administering Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) to pregnant women traveling abroad from Pakistan. There is a major confusion prevailing, as the WHO guidelines state…

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