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PMA urges PMDC body to review polls’ date
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PMA urges PMDC body to review polls’ date

MN Report Karachi: An emergent meeting of Pakistan Medical Association (Centre) held here at PMA House has unanimously demanded of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council’s (PMDC) election committee to reconsider its decision of holding election on Dec 5 as the local government polls are also scheduled to be held in various districts of Punjab and…

Medical Corridor to prove a boon for healthcare industry: Dr Mirza
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Medical Corridor to prove a boon for healthcare industry: Dr Mirza

By M Irfan Ali Karachi: The Joint Pak-China Medical Corridor initiative will open new vistas of opportunities for the healthcare sector of both the countries and the patients in both Pakistan and China will, ultimately, benefit, opined Dr Mirza Ali Azhar, Secretary General of Pakistan Medical Association while talking to Medical News. Talking about the concept of…

Medical & dental colleges warned of charging extra fee
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Medical & dental colleges warned of charging extra fee

By Our Staff Reporter Lahore:  Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) has directed management of all private medical and dental colleges not to charge extra fee from their MBBS and BDS students.   According to sources, private medical and dental colleges have been asked not to make any monetary demand or charge any other charge/donation…

PMDC election fee termed `unjust’, `exorbitant’
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PMDC election fee termed `unjust’, `exorbitant’

MN Report Lahore: Terming the election fee of Rs200,000, fixed by the PMDC (Pakistan Medical Dental Council (PMDC) for doctors willing to contest PMDC Elections 2015  `unjust’ and `exorbotant’, Young Doctors Association (YDA) has demanded of the PMDC election committee to make is reasonable.   The YDA general secretary Dr Salman Kazmi told newsmen that he…

Over 2,000 pharma firms loses DRAP’s registration
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Over 2,000 pharma firms loses DRAP’s registration

MN Report Lahore: As many as 2,000 pharmaceutical companies of a total 4,000 firms, despite losing their DRAP’s (Drug Regularity Authority of Pakistan) registration continuing marketing of their products and yet go unpunished. It may be pointed out that the DRAP has recently rejected registration of around 2,000 pharmaceutical companies, restricting production of over 36,500 drug…

Voting open for Medics with temporary and permanent PMDC registration
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Voting open for Medics with temporary and permanent PMDC registration

By Our Staff Reporter Islamabad : Pakistan Medical and Dental Council has permitted medical and dental graduate the right to vote holding provisional or permanent PMDC registration in the upcoming Council elections announced by PMDC election committee secretary Dr. Imdad Ali Waggan. The meeting was held to discuss PMDC Council election-related issues including queries of…

SC’s order for launching crackdown against shisha cafes hailed
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SC’s order for launching crackdown against shisha cafes hailed

By Our Staff Reporter  Karachi: Hailing the Supreme Court’s order to all the provincial governments for launching crackdown against shisha cafes, Pakistan Medical Association’s (PMA) Finance Secretary Dr SM Qaiser Sajjad said the apex court’s decision would help reduce the incidence of cancer in the country. Voicing his concern over rising cases of mouth, breast,…

PMDC announces election schedule for council members
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PMDC announces election schedule for council members

By Our Staff Reporter Islamabad: Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has announced the election schedule for members of its council. Justice Tariq Pervez, chairperson of the election committee, while talking to the media said they were trying their best to hold fair and transparent elections, and had decided to hold the polls on December 5,…

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