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Prof Nazia appointed as Principal FMH‏
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Prof Nazia appointed as Principal FMH‏

Lahore: Prof. Dr Nazia Yazdanie has been appointed as the Principal of the Fatima Memorial Hospital in Lahore. Prof Yazdanie is also the Dean of Postgraduate Studies. Dr Nazia is one of Pakistan’s most renown Prosthodontists, and she is respected widely for her sound understanding of the subject.

Karachi at risk of Congo Epidemic
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Karachi at risk of Congo Epidemic

Karachi: Haemoraging fever including congo and dengue may take on the shape of an epidemic if not addressed properly, talking to Medical News Dr Saqib Hussain Ansari a renowned haematologist expressed. Dr Saqib said that Karachi is at a risk only if the provincial authorities concerned could not impose complete ban on the entry of…

18 million with Hepatitis in Pakistan
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18 million with Hepatitis in Pakistan

Karachi : In a seminar and hepatitis posters exhibition organized jointly  by Health Foundation and Pakistan Medical Association (PMA)   at PMA House Karachi here it was revealed that an estimated 18 million people in Pakistan suffer from Hepatitis. According to Untied Nation report there are 150 million infected hepatitis patients in the world and Pakistan…

7500 Fellows await PMDC nod
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7500 Fellows await PMDC nod

Karachi: The fellows from the College of Physicians and Surgeons await a nod of approval from Pakistan Medical & Dental Council. Talking to Dental News, one of the members said that Pakistan Medical & Dental Council is of the view that they are not aware of the quality and type of training done at CPSP….

Pregnant Woman fall victim to Naegleria fowleri
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Pregnant Woman fall victim to Naegleria fowleri

KARACHI- Hina Ashfaq, 32-year-old resident of Adamjee Nagar, Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town, died of Naegleria fowleri, a brain-eating amoeba, She was admitted in the hospital in a critical condition a few days ago where she breathed her last. The patient was 8 months pregnant and was suspected to have contracted the virus while ablution. The patient was…

Missing vaccines at the Pak Afghan Border‏
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Missing vaccines at the Pak Afghan Border‏

Chaman: Pakistan and Afghanistan had agreed to make the polio campaign on the Durand more effective. In a high level meeting it was stressed that there is need to strengthen the mutual cooperation for making anti-polio campaign in border areas of the two countries effective. The discussion has missed the important elements of planning Sbg…

Disciplinary action against substandard institutions – PMDC
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Disciplinary action against substandard institutions – PMDC

Islamabad: The Executive Committee of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has decided to start disciplinary action against substandard medical and dental colleges and institutions. The meeting chaired by Prof Masood Hameed, President PMDC, the council executive committee decided to upgrade the standard of medical and dental education to ensure quality health services to general…

PMDC can perform its regulatory functions : Registrar
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PMDC can perform its regulatory functions : Registrar

Islamabad: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) said no court of the law in the country had stopped it from regulating medical and dental education and practice. “There have been no restraining orders from any court on performing its regulatory functions,” PMDC Registrar Dr Raja Amjad Mehmood told reporters here. The registrar said the…

Ebola Advisory; Prevention is better than cure; Ministry NHS
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Ebola Advisory; Prevention is better than cure; Ministry NHS

Islamabad: An advisory to all the provinces by the Ministry of National Health Services including Islamabad administration, the Capital Development Authority about the necessary precautionary measures against the Ebola disease. In the advisory, the ministry highlighted that this deadly virus has a death rate of almost 90% therefore precautionary measures must be implemented Ebola virus…

CFMP’s election results declared
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CFMP’s election results declared

KARACHI: College of family Medicine Pakistan (CFMP), in a press release has declared the results of its biennial election for the year 2014-16. Those elected are listed below: Dr Muzafar Ali Uqali- Chairman, Dr Muhammad Amin Kharadi- Vice Chairman, Dr Shahla Naseem- Secretary General, Dr Abdul Ghafoor Shoro- Joint Secretary and Dr Altaf Hussain Khatri-…

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