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Pakistan refugee crisis creates polio challenge
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Pakistan refugee crisis creates polio challenge

  BANNU, Pakistan: The rugged Pakistani region of North Waziristan emerged as a hotbed of polio infections after Taliban militants in the isolated area banned immunizations. Now the Pakistani government’s offensive against the militants has sent a half-million refugees fleeing the territory, creating both perfect conditions for the disease to spread and a golden opportunity…

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Heat-Wave kills 50 people in Pakistan.

The current scorching heat wave has turned murderous as more than 50 people have been reported dead over the last few days in Pakistan. Out of these, 9 people in the city of Sehwan lost their lives due to Heat-stroke recently. While the 762nd Urs at Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar’s shrine is being celebrated in…

KP puts health institutions on alert in wake of NW operation
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KP puts health institutions on alert in wake of NW operation

PESHAWAR: In wake of the North Waziristan operation, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has put all hospitals and health institutions on high alert to meet any emergency, said Health minister Shahram Khan Tarakai. Tarakai said that state of emergency had been evoked in all health institutions of the province with immediate effect. Also, the health minister…

Foreign grads clear PMDC exam
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Foreign grads clear PMDC exam

Islamabad: Nearly all of the foreign qualified doctors, who took the accreditation and registration exam, conducted by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), has successfully cleared the test. The results for the National Examination Board (NEB) step III exam OSCE/Viva, were recently announced by the Khyber Medical University. These results have been posted on…

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Newborn sold in Gujranwala‏

GUJRANWALA: A couple sold their newborn children to a private hospital in Gujrat in order to pay for the delivery procedure, Dental News reported on Saturday. The parents had arrived at the hospital expecting to pay for a normal delivery; however, they had to opt for a Cesarean section (C-section) after discovering that the mother…

Prof. Masood Hameed and Dr. Nazir Mughal no longer VCs
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Prof. Masood Hameed and Dr. Nazir Mughal no longer VCs

Karachi – 12th June, 2014: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has ordered provincial authorities to refrain from allowing vice chancellors of any university, to continue their third tenure in office, as it will be a violation of Sindh University Laws (Amendment) Act 2013. The court has ruled that; “No person shall be allowed to continue…

YDA Punjab to begin OPD strike from 15th June.
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YDA Punjab to begin OPD strike from 15th June.

Lahore: The Young Doctors Association (YDA) Punjab held a convention at Mayo Hospital in Lahore on 12th June. The forum was attended by doctors from all over Punjab. During the convention, it was announced that YDAP will go on an OPD strike from Monday, 15th June, 2014. The strike will proceed and expand in phases….

Experts discuss Milk Quality Law
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Experts discuss Milk Quality Law

LAHORE: A meeting of several stakeholders and experts on formal dairy sector development was recently held in Lahore to discuss the development of formal dairy sector and a minimum pasteurization law. Vice-Chancellor of University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) – Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha and Secretary Livestock and Dairy Development Department of Punjab…

Foreign grads tested by PMDC
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Foreign grads tested by PMDC

  Islamabad: The National Examination Board (NEB) – Step III Examination was recently held by the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) at the Khyber Medical University in Peshawar. A large group of 243 Pakistani medical graduates who had acquired their medical degrees from Russia, Iran, China, Latin America and Nepal, sat through this exam….

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