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Dengue cases continue to threaten Punjab
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Dengue cases continue to threaten Punjab

Lahore: November, 2013 – Dengue continues to threaten public health in Pakistan and is challenging the preparedness of the healthcare fraternity. Confirmed dengue cases in Punjab recently exceeded 1823 patients. Among the 34 newly identified cases, 18 emerged in Lahore while 16 were reported in Rawalpindi. Khwaja Salman Rafiq – Health Adviser to Chief Minister…

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Think pink! Breast cancer awareness drive by AEIRC

Breast cancer is one of the most common diagnosed cancers in women worldwide and is responsible for a large number of cancer-related deaths. Although, male breast cancer cases are also reported sporadically, the physical and anatomical differences are largely responsible for high statistics among women. Some common factors that put women at risk include, increasing…

World Wetlands Day 2014
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World Wetlands Day 2014

Millions affected, billions at stake: Wetlands – A treasure of Health and Sustainable Ecology Scientists urge ‘wiser’ use of wetlands to tackle poverty and conserve ecosystems Sri Lanka — Agriculture and wetlands should be managed in unison in order to conserve vital ecosystems and support the livelihoods of millions of people, according to a new…

Lecture by a global expert on maternal health.
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Lecture by a global expert on maternal health.

Karachi: Pakistan Medical Association  (PMA) and Society of Obstetricians  and Gynecologists of Pakistan (SOGP) is organising a guest lecture by the Medical Director and President of Innovations at Johns Hopkins University, USA. – Dr. Harshad Sanghvi. The lecture will be held in Karachi on Saturday 30th November 2013 at the PMA House, Sir Aga Khan…

Five medical colleges to be shut-down
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Five medical colleges to be shut-down

ISLAMABAD: During the past tenure of Pakistan People’s Party’s rule, some corrupt high officials within the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) and Ministry of National Regulation were apparently on a reckless spree to make loads of money by approving a mushroom growth of sub-standard medical colleges all over the country. To evaluate and rectify…

KPK doctors demand protection & security‏
Regional News

KPK doctors demand protection & security‏

The Provincial Doctors Association in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa recently held a press conference at the Peshawar Press Club. They raised the issue of ensuring personal protection and security for the Doctors throughout the Province. They also condemned the Abolishment of Postgraduate Medical Institute (PGMI) Peshawar. The spokesperson warned that if their demands are not met by…

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Faculty registration made mandatory for Medical educational institutions

Islamabad: Public and Private institutions offering medical and dental education, have been ordered to get their faculty registered with the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) by 31st of December 2013. The spokesperson for PMDC – Hina Shaukat stated that; After December 31, PMDC will neither allow faculty migration from one educational institution to another,…

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