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Medical qualifications: PMDC to update lists of graduates
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Medical qualifications: PMDC to update lists of graduates

ISLAMABAD: PMDC, according to a recent press release has written letters to the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan (CPSP) asking it to provide a list of institutions not yet included in the Third Schedule so as to process their registration cases. The PMDC has also directed the CPSP that it also provide lists of…

Polio Drives in KPK Suspended
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Polio Drives in KPK Suspended

Islamabad: A three day Anti-Polio campaign that was launched 22nd of December, targeting the immunization of 2.9 million children across the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province against the crippling disease was abruptly halted because of security concerns, according to media reports. 8000 Immunization teams were designated to administer Polio drops and vaccines to children in different areas…

Pharmatec spreads smiles at the International Pak OrthoCon
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Pharmatec spreads smiles at the International Pak OrthoCon

KARACHI: Amidst tears and tragedies, sorrows and broken hearts that prevail in every corner of Pakistan as an aftermath of the Peshawar Attacks, Pharmatec is encouraging people to show their strength and courage, and to muster their best smiles challenging those that dare to threaten and target Pakistan’s peace. At the International Pak OrthCon 2014…

HEC vows to take stern action against Varsities
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HEC vows to take stern action against Varsities

LAHORE – Public and private sector universities, sub-campuses and degree awarding institutions will be facing an imminent clampdown by the Higher Education Commission for not meeting the criteria vis-à-vis faculty requirement, and offering non accredited programmes and running illegal campuses/sub-campuses, across the country. According to reports; The Higher Education Commission (HEC) setting a deadline of…

Senate panel asks for dismissal of PMDC
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Senate panel asks for dismissal of PMDC

ISLAMABAD– Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat has suggested that the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council should be closed down, because of its disappointing performance. According to reports; Committee chair Senator Kalsoom Parveen said that future of thousands of medical students studying at private medical colleges is at stake due to flawed PMDC policies. She…

Provincial Medical & Dental Councils – a threat to PMDC’s “National status”
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Provincial Medical & Dental Councils – a threat to PMDC’s “National status”

LAHORE – Another threat to the “National Status” of the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) is expected to arise, due to the proposal being discussed by the Punjab government to establish the “Punjab Medical and Dental Council”. According to reports; The Sindh government has already established the “Sindh Medical and Dental Council (SM&DC)”, challenging…

Congo Fever patients admitted to JPMC
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Congo Fever patients admitted to JPMC

Karachi: Two more people suffering from Congo Crimean Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) were admitted in the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center bringing the total of identified CCHF patients, to 8. The Joint Executive Director & In-charge Emergency Department, Dr Seemin Jamali confirmed that two patients with Congo fever were admitted in the hospital and condition of one…

Lack of oxygen supply claims lives of five Larkana infants
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Lack of oxygen supply claims lives of five Larkana infants

KARACHI: According to a report, five young children died at the children’s ward, Chandka Medical College Hospital in Larkana on December 13th because of inadequate oxygen supply. One of the five children was two years of age when he breathed his last, while the other four were new born babies. The Medical Superintendent of the…

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