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Dr Saeeda Haider’s PMDC membership restored
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Dr Saeeda Haider’s PMDC membership restored

Karachi: In response to PMDC’s suspension of membership, Dr Saeeda Haider filed a suit in the Sindh High Court and her membership has been restored by the honourable Sindh High Court, Karachi.  The membership of Dr Saeeda Haider has been restored through a court order dated 25-2-15 vide suit number 303/2015.

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PMA lashes out at PMDC for harassing doctors

Karachi: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has made it mandatory for all doctors to provide CME/CDE certificates for renewal of licences to practice. The Central Council of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) took a serious notice of Pakistan Medical & Dental Council’s (PMDC) harassment and humiliating policy against the doctors regarding the registration and…

PMA lashes out at PMDC for harassing doctors
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PMA lashes out at PMDC for harassing doctors

Karachi: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has made it mandatory for all doctors to provide CME/CDE certificates for renewal of licences to practice. The Central Council of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) took a serious notice of Pakistan Medical & Dental Council’s (PMDC) harassment and humiliating policy against the doctors regarding the registration and…

PMDC makes BDS 5 year against the wishes of dental Community
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PMDC makes BDS 5 year against the wishes of dental Community

LAHORE: In a surprise move the Executive Committee of the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) has accorded approval to the proposal seeking increase in duration of the Bachelors of Dental Surgery (BDS) programme by one year, bringing it on a par with the five-year MBBS degree programme. The last meeting held at the Governor’s…

Dow gets another PVC
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Dow gets another PVC

Karachi: Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) administration has appointed another pro-vice chancellor on the same post as Prof Dr Umer Farooq after failure to remove him. The new PVC at Dow University is Prof Dr Muhammad Masroor and the Governor of Sindh has also issued notification in this regard. It has reliably been learnt…

SHC suspends DRAPs freeze on drug prices.
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SHC suspends DRAPs freeze on drug prices.

KARACHI – A ruling was given by a divisional bench of Sindh High Court (SHC) headed by Justice Aqeel Abbasi, to suspend the freeze on drug prices placed by Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan (DRAP). The ruling came in response to a constitutional petition filed by Pharma Bureau Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (PPMA) and the Pakistan…

Lack of Fire Safety protocols in medical institutions
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Lack of Fire Safety protocols in medical institutions

MN Report KARACHI – All major public-sector hospitals of Karachi urgently need installation of fire safety equipment and other rescue measures to protect medical staff and diagnostic equipment in emergency situations. The government run hospitals have failed in implementing their rules for fire safety and other rescue measures. Because all major government hospitals including; Abbasi…

Dental students should be made aware of Mercury hazards
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Dental students should be made aware of Mercury hazards

By Our Staff Reporter ISLAMABAD – PMDC and HEC have joined hands to revise the medical curriculum in the country. According to a report; Earlier studies on mercury contamination in the air at dental sites in five cities of Pakistan and survey/review of three sets of curriculum offered to dental teaching institutions in the country…

Doctors continue their protest at PIMS
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Doctors continue their protest at PIMS

MN Report ISLAMABAD – The Medical practitioners belonging to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS)continued to stage their protest, against the recent attack on a senior doctor. The speakers addressing the protesting doctors are demanding that; the government should immediately arrest the culprits who attacked Dr Shahid, and proper security to doctors working with the…

PMDC collaborates with HEC to revise medical curriculum
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PMDC collaborates with HEC to revise medical curriculum

By Our Staff Reporter ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has been assured by the Higher Education Commission, that it is committed to support and cooperate towards the revision of medical and dental curriculum in the country, with the aim to bring it at par with the global standards. According to media…

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