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Polio threat continues despite 36 rounds of vaccination
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Polio threat continues despite 36 rounds of vaccination

  132 polio cases have been found in the country so far. From MNA Butt LAHORE, March 26: Despite 36 rounds of anti-polio vaccinations conducted across the country, as many as 132 polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan so far, during the last fifteen months, source at the Punjab health department revealed. It was said…

NEW PMDC Committee formed
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NEW PMDC Committee formed

ISLAMABAD: The federal government finalized a seven-member committee to manage the affairs of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and revamp the fast deteriorating medical education in the country. The new look PMDC management committee has started working  under the “Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (Amendment) Ordinance 2014” which was promulgated last week. The…

PMDC refuses registration to students of Khyber Dental College
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PMDC refuses registration to students of Khyber Dental College

Students of the Khyber College of Dentistry (KCD) Peshawar, have been facing problems regarding their registration in PMDC. During the year 2008, the Principal of KCD – Dr Qaim uddin had increased the number of students seats from 50 to 75 without notifying the PMDC, and this additional enrollment continues till date. Now, as the…

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PMDC dissolved by PMDC Ordinance 2014

Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has congratulated the Health Minister for announcing the PMDC ordinance 2014, promulgated by the Honorable President of Pakistan. Through this ordinance the Executive Committee of PMDC stands dissolved including its President and Vice President and will be replaced by a seven member Executive Committee to run the affairs of the Regulatory…

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Invitation to Condolence meeting for Dr. Shaukat Nayani at PMA house

PMA Karachi and College of Family Medicine Pakistan Karachi Condemn the senseless killing of their life member and Finance Secretary of College of Family Medicine Paksitan – DR. SHAUKAT N. NAYANI In this context a Condolence Meeting followed by a Press Conference on “Targeting of Doctors” will be held on Thursday 20th March, 2014 at…

Dr. Shaukat Nayani’s Murder Condemned
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Dr. Shaukat Nayani’s Murder Condemned

The College of Family Medicine Pakistan has strongly condemed the brutual and targeted murder of Dr. Shaukat N. Nayani, Finance Secretary of College of Family Medicine Pakistan. He was also the Director of College of Family Medicine Pakistan and serving Sui Southern Gas Company. College of Family Medicine Pakistan has demanded immediate and urgent action…

Nurses get contract letters
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Nurses get contract letters

LAHORE,:Khawaja Salman Rafique the Advisor to Chief Minister Punjab on Health on the directions of Chief Minister Punjab, Mian Shahbaz Sharif, gave contract of three years to 2,800 ad-hoc nurses working in government hospitals of the province and after that they would be regularized. Others present on the occasion were Parliamentary Secretary Health Khawaja Imran…

SIUT lauded by Australian Renal Physician
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SIUT lauded by Australian Renal Physician

Karachi March 2014: Professor Jeremy Chapman the former President of the World Transplantation Society has called for mustering active community support and good governance for ethical and quality organ transplantation program in any society. Professor Chapman – a globally renowned renal physician from Australia was speaking at the concluding session of a post graduate training…

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