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YDA to protest against registration delays at PMDC
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YDA to protest against registration delays at PMDC

LAHORE : The Young Doctors’ Association-Punjab has expressed its concerns about the non-strategic and ineffective way, in which the Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) has been dealing with the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). The YDA has stated that CPSP has shown a weak stance and poor performance…

Pregnant travelers should not take Polio vaccine – Gynaecologists
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Pregnant travelers should not take Polio vaccine – Gynaecologists

Islamabad : The World Health Organization is being questioned by Pakistan’s Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSRC) to provide scientific evidence and clarify the issue of the safety of administering Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) to pregnant women traveling abroad from Pakistan. There is a major confusion prevailing, as the WHO guidelines state…

Admission tests for medical colleges on 31 Aug.
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Admission tests for medical colleges on 31 Aug.

LAHORE : Aspiring medical students in Punjab can look forward to the entry exams for granting admissions into medical and dental colleges soon. The entry test for public and private sector institutions will be conducted on 31st August in 13 cities.According to media reports; Entrance test kits would be available at the University of Health…

CPSP meets to discuss delayed Dr. registrations
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CPSP meets to discuss delayed Dr. registrations

Islamabad- Over 700 Fellows of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) have been facing serious problems in their professional lives for nearly seven months, as they are not getting their registrations from the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC). Recently, a meeting was held in this regard at the CPSP, attended by the members…

This years Polio count reaching 100
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This years Polio count reaching 100

LANDI KOTAL: The unvaccinated children in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) are continuously creating challenges for the global initiative for polio eradication. The National Institute of Health, Islamabad has recently confirmed 3 new polio cases in Khyber Agency, while several other cases were detected over the past couple of weeks, in other parts of the…

World Population Day 2014 celebrated by PMA
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World Population Day 2014 celebrated by PMA

World Population Day, observed worldwide annually on 11th July, is also celebrated every year in Pakistan as a ritual, however, despite this traditional celebration, we have not been able to create popular awakening or control the population outburst in our country. Failure of family planning owes itself massively to absence of a political-will on our…

Civil hospital runs short of medicines
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Civil hospital runs short of medicines

Karachi: The shortage of medicine in Civil Hospital Karachi has put thousands of lives at stake. A reliable source of hospital on condition of anonymity said there was acute shortage of medicines in hospital since last 15 days as the stock of medicines had almost ended in healthcare. They said there was dearth of antibiotic…

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…

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