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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…

Admission tests for medical colleges on 31 Aug.
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Admission tests for medical colleges on 31 Aug.

LAHORE : Aspiring medical students in Punjab can look forward to the entry exams for granting admissions into medical and dental colleges soon. The entry test for public and private sector institutions will be conducted on 31st August in 13 cities.According to media reports; Entrance test kits would be available at the University of Health…

CPSP meets to discuss delayed Dr. registrations
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CPSP meets to discuss delayed Dr. registrations

Islamabad- Over 700 Fellows of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) have been facing serious problems in their professional lives for nearly seven months, as they are not getting their registrations from the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC). Recently, a meeting was held in this regard at the CPSP, attended by the members…

This years Polio count reaching 100
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This years Polio count reaching 100

LANDI KOTAL: The unvaccinated children in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) are continuously creating challenges for the global initiative for polio eradication. The National Institute of Health, Islamabad has recently confirmed 3 new polio cases in Khyber Agency, while several other cases were detected over the past couple of weeks, in other parts of the…

World Population Day 2014 celebrated by PMA
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World Population Day 2014 celebrated by PMA

World Population Day, observed worldwide annually on 11th July, is also celebrated every year in Pakistan as a ritual, however, despite this traditional celebration, we have not been able to create popular awakening or control the population outburst in our country. Failure of family planning owes itself massively to absence of a political-will on our…

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