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130 volunteer students awarded certificate at SIUT
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130 volunteer students awarded certificate at SIUT

KARACHI – Director, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) – Prof Adibul Hasan Rizvi stated that; The Students Volunteer Program is essential for students at this stage of life, as they would learn to understand the problems and plight of others, which would bring a positive change not only in themselves but also in…

PMA and Ziauddin Hospital condemn Peshawar school attack
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PMA and Ziauddin Hospital condemn Peshawar school attack

KARACHI – Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) and Pakistan Pediatric Association (PPA) Center strongly condemned the brutal attack at Peshawar School and killing of innocent students and teachers. A condolence meeting of PMA was held at PMA House Karachi. The meeting was chaired by Prof Idrees Adhi – President PMA Karachi and was attended by office…

Sindh Minister of Health discusses Tharparkar crisis
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Sindh Minister of Health discusses Tharparkar crisis

KARACHI – Provincial Minister for Health Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that during the last 12 months 316 children have died in Tharparkar. This shows infant mortality rate in the drought affected areas of Tharparkar stands at less one child per day. “The causes of their death were different; therefore we are giving special…

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…

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