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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…

National Para Medical Staff Day Celebrated
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National Para Medical Staff Day Celebrated

200 staff posts lying vacant in government hospitals By Our Staff Reporter KARACHI – The Executive Director of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC)- Prof Dr Anees Bhatti has revealed that; over 200 support staff (paramedical staff) posts are lying vacant in healthcare and will be filled soon. He expressed these views while addressing the seminar…

Minister to monitor Hospital cleanliness and service quality
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Minister to monitor Hospital cleanliness and service quality

By Our Staff Reporter KARACHI– Provincial Minister for Health Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has given ten-day times to public sector hospitals authorities concerned, to improve the cleanliness, ensure availability of medicines and ensure regular attendance of medical staff in healthcares in stipulated time. Jam Mehtab while talking to the media persons, said medical superintendents and…

PNDS Islamabad Chapter Launched
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PNDS Islamabad Chapter Launched

Islamabad: The Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society (PNDS) recently launched their Islamabad chapter in a simple but impressive ceremony. The proceedings started with the recitation from the Hold Quran followed by welcome address by Dr. Rezzan Khan. The overview about the activities of PNDS was done  by its general secretary Rabia Anwer. The signing up…

8000 cases of cancer reported in children annually
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8000 cases of cancer reported in children annually

MN Report KARACHI – Pediatric Oncologist and Chief Executive Officer of Children Cancer Foundation Karachi – Dr Muhammad Shamvil Ashraf has revealed recently, that; An estimated 8,000 new cases of cancer occur annually among children in Pakistan, out of which 2,000 to 2500 cancer cases are reported in the Sindh province every year. On the…

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