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New SOPs for CME issued by PM&DC
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New SOPs for CME issued by PM&DC

Islamabad: In a recent public notice issued by PM&DC, the regulatory body has recalled earlier decision of submission of CME hours at the time of renewal instead and directed all medical and dental practitioners to submit an affidavit year wise CME hours until 31st December of every year. Further, the number of hours to be…

First Confirmed Mers-Cov Case in China
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First Confirmed Mers-Cov Case in China

BEIJING – China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission has notified the World Health Organization of a laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in China. This is the first case of MERS-CoV in China. The confirmed case is a Republic of Korea national in his mid-40s, who traveled to Guangdong province, China…

Plea to exempt Qatar Hospital from load-shedding
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Plea to exempt Qatar Hospital from load-shedding

MN Report KARACHI- Head of Orangi Town’s Sindh government  Qatar Hospital has made a passionate appeal to K-Electric management to exempt health care facility from unannounced load-shedding as it was not only causing immense hardships to patients, but was also badly affecting performance of medical staff.Voicing serious concern over unannounced load-shedding and frequent power failures…

Red Crescent’s MNCH Centre opens
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Red Crescent’s MNCH Centre opens

MN Report KARACHI- A Mother & Neonatal Child Healthcare Centre set up at Red Crescent Maternity Home, located in Orangi Town-5, was inaugurated by Pakistan Red Crescent Society’s Sindh chapter Chairperson Ms Farzana Naek. The maternity home having 10 beds has a team of experienced doctors and paramedical staff.The inauguration ceremony was attended, among others,…

Need to raise awareness about fistula underscored
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Need to raise awareness about fistula underscored

MN Report KARACHI- A representative of Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Pakistan’s (SOGP), Dr Haleema Yasmeen, has said that an estimated 3500 to 5000 new fistula cases are reported  each year in Pakistan, whereas around two million women are living with obstetric fistula in the world.She was speaking at a news conference at Karachi…

Doctors’ associations lash out at PMDC
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Doctors’ associations lash out at PMDC

MN Report FAISALABAD – Representatives of different associations of doctors and medical teachers have accused Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) of protecting business interests of a group of private medical colleges. Moreover, the PMDC had compromised quality of medical education by allowing employment to specialists of clinical sciences as faculty in basic medical sciences,…

Experts call for consistent digitization in healthcare
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Experts call for consistent digitization in healthcare

Digital systems are essential for modern dentistry. But they are not consistently applied in practices. Experts including Dr. Axel Wehmeier discuss the new trends in the dental industry and how dentists can take advantage of the digital world in the new edition of VISION, the Innovation Magazine from Sirona. Bensheim/Salzburg, 20.05.2015. In the health sector,…

Another man suffers from naegleria fowleri
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Another man suffers from naegleria fowleri

MN Report KARACHI- A middle-aged man was found afflicted with the deadly naegleria fowleri, commonly known as the brain-eating amoeba, at a private hospital in the city. According to sources, a man identified as 40-year-old Sarfraz, was admitted to a major private hospital in a precarious condition. He hails from Thatta. An official of Sindh…

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