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Dahar warns THOs to perform or face music
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Dahar warns THOs to perform or face music

MN Report KARACHI – Sindh health minister Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has directed all Town Health Officers (THOs) to improve their performance so as to provide benefits of democracy to the masses. He gave this directive while chairing a meeting of all the 18 town health officers of the city at his office. Provincial secretary…

Eight institutions recieve show-cause notice from CCP
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Eight institutions recieve show-cause notice from CCP

By Our Staff Reporter ISLAMABAD- Show-cause notices have been issued to eight medical institutions, by the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) after an inquiry report declared that the institutions have committed deceptive marketing practices, as they falsely claimed to be registered with the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council. According to recent media reports; The anti-trust…

HEC gets extension for plagiarism prevention service
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HEC gets extension for plagiarism prevention service

By Our Staff Reporter ISLAMABAD – The Higher Education Commission has got one-year extension for the Plagiarism Prevention Service (Turnitin) for around 115 universities and degree awarding institutions in Pakistan.  The service was initially given in 2009 to 60 public sector universities for checking thesis, papers and assignments of the students at post-graduate and under-graduate…

PMA accuses Masood Hameed of Murder
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PMA accuses Masood Hameed of Murder

By Our Staff Reporter KARACHI- In an emergency press conference held by Pakistan Medical Association they have blamed Dr Masood Hameed and two others for killing a doctor. In a press release issued by Dr. Mirza Ali Azhar, Secretary General PMA and Dr. Shershah Syed Ex-Member PMDC raised concern over the alleged killing of DR…

Dereliction of duty  – KMC issues show-cause notices to 7 health officials
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Dereliction of duty – KMC issues show-cause notices to 7 health officials

By Our Staff Reporter KARACHI- Karachi Metropolitan Corporation’s administration has issued show-cause notices to seven public health officials, including two from Rescue 1122, on the charges of dereliction of duty.The show-cause notices have been issued to Sobhraj Maternity Hospital’s medical superintendent Dr Muhammad Ali, additional medical superintendent Dr Saleem Bholawala and deputy medical superintendent Dr…

Govt committed to eradicate polio: Ebad
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Govt committed to eradicate polio: Ebad

MN Report KARACHI- Voicing concern over increasing cases of polio in recent years across Pakistan, Sindh governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan said such a situation has affected the country’s credibility. Reiterating the government’s resolve to make Pakistan a polio-free country, the governor said that both the federal and Sindh governments are taking measures to eradicate…

Bureaucratic Wrangling Blamed – Plan to upgrade six district hospitals shelved
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Bureaucratic Wrangling Blamed – Plan to upgrade six district hospitals shelved

MN Report KARACHI- Sindh government’s plan to upgrade the city’s six district hospitals by according them the status of teaching hospitals has been reportedly shelved over bureaucratic wrangling. Sources confided to Medical News that although a year had passed since an announcement was made by Sindh health department that six district-level hospitals of the metropolis…

HEC to pay student fee in advance under PM’s Youth Programme
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HEC to pay student fee in advance under PM’s Youth Programme

By Our Staff Reporter ISLAMABAD – The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced that from financial year 2015-16 the tuition fee and approved mandatory charges of all new university admissions under Prime Minister’s Tuition Fee Scheme will be paid in advance. The basic objective is to increase outreach of the scheme and further facilitate students…

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