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CPSP & UK’s Royal College of Pathologists ink MoU
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CPSP & UK’s Royal College of Pathologists ink MoU

By Our Staff Reporter Lahore: President of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) Prof Zafarullah Chaudhry said here that the CPSP is one of the few institutes in the country that has introduced on-line education for specialization in medical training. Speaking to media persons, the CPSP chief said that thousands of students were being…

Prof Lehri elected PMDC president.
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Prof Lehri elected PMDC president.

Islamabad: The group led by Professor Shabbir Lehri had a clean sweep in the PMDC elections who is currently the principal of Bolan medical college. Members of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) elected Prof Dr Shabbir Lehri as President and Prof Dr Abid Farooqi as Vice President. The council members also elected members of the…

Over & above quota admissions – fate of fresh medical graduates hangs in the balance
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Over & above quota admissions – fate of fresh medical graduates hangs in the balance

By Our Staff Reporter Peshawar: Wrangling over and above quota admission between Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and public sector medical colleges of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is getting tense in the wake of former’s warning that students admitted in excess of approved quota wouldn’t be registered if the practice continued in future. According to sources,…

Punjab govt accords priority to medical facilities: CS
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Punjab govt accords priority to medical facilities: CS

By Our Staff Reporter Lahore: Punjab Chief Secretary Khizar Hayat Gondal has directed the officials to ensure best possible medical facilities in all public sector hospitals of the province, or else those found guilty of negligence would be taken to task. Presiding over a meeting held at the Civil Secretariat to review provision of health…

Forensic medicine continues to be ignored in KPK
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Forensic medicine continues to be ignored in KPK

By Our Staff Reporter Peshawar : Though the forensic medicine has a crucial role in evidence of biological aspect of crimes, there is just one medical college – Peshawar’s Khyber Medical College (KMC) – in the entire Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province where a full-fledged forensic and toxicology department has been functioning since 1990.   Ironically, KPK and the…

PAS awards gold medal to Prof Wasay
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PAS awards gold medal to Prof Wasay

MN Report Karachi: Pakistan Academy of Sciences has awarded gold medal to Aga Khan University’s Prof Mohammad Wasay in recognition of his pioneering research on nervous system diseases. Dr Wasay’s research work revolves primarily around stroke, a ‘brain attack’, as well as tuberculosis (TB) of the central nervous system, a highly devastating form of TB. It…

Sindh, KPK’s aloofness incomprehensible!
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Sindh, KPK’s aloofness incomprehensible!

By Our Staff Reporter Islamabad: 3.2m poor families to benefit from PM’s health insurance scheme. The much-awaited health insurance initiative, titled the “PM’s National Health Programme”, whereby around 1.2 million families will get free healthcare facilities in the first phase, was inaugurated by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif hours before the last sunset of 2015. Though the…

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PM&DC revises criteria for CME/CDE hours

Islamabad: Revised Criteria for Continuing Medical and Dental Education (CME/CDE) for Medical and Dental Practitioners in Pakistan. The notification issued by the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council states that the Management Committee of PM&DC in its meeting held on 22nd September 2015 at Islamabad discussed and noted that the concept of CME/CDE is gaining wide-spread…

Polio vaccination coverage improves significantly: survey
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Polio vaccination coverage improves significantly: survey

MN Report Islamabad: A third-party independent assessment of a recent anti-polio vaccination campaign showed 95.82 per cent coverage as against the National Emergency Action Plan’s (NEAP) target of 90pc. It may be pointed out here that Pakistan has registered 51 polio cases during 2015 as against 306 cases recorded in 2014. The NEAP, which has set…

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