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Medicine prices to increase by 18%
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Medicine prices to increase by 18%

The government has made a principal decision to allow an 18% increase in medicine prices. The official notification for this price increase is expected to be issued within 10 days. The Drug Pricing Committee held an important meeting in Islamabad on Monday 18th November. The government officials forum requested for a ten-days time margin before…

How health care system in Pakistan can learn from standard formed by Punjab
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How health care system in Pakistan can learn from standard formed by Punjab

Primary healthcare remains an essential component and game shifter in the future provision of healthcare. The Millennium Development Goals outlined by the World Health Organization continue to be the roadmap for primary healthcare. A recent document by Punjab Developed Social Services Program has created minimum service delivery standards for primary and secondary health care in…

Zafa Pharma gets License for Africa‏
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Zafa Pharma gets License for Africa‏

ZAFA Pharmaceuticals Private Limited is the largest Pakistani pharma enterprise. Recently it was awarded the license to manufacture its non-sterile products at its vast manufacturing facility established in Sudan. Zafa is the first Pakistani Company to get such a license from the Sudanese Government. Non Sterile products include Tablets and Capsules for against; Anti-hypertensive medicines,…

PMDC cancels MRCS registration of 73 surgeons
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PMDC cancels MRCS registration of 73 surgeons

ISLAMABAD – The MRCS registration of 73 surgeons have been declared as Fake, by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and their degrees have been cancelled. PMDC officials have stated that; During the previous tenure of PMDC’s Ex-Registrar Dr. Ahmed Nadeem Akbar, these 73 MRCS degrees were illegally registered without getting the approval of…

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Girls reign in BDS 2nd Year Exams – Bolan Medical College

By: Dr. Naveen Fatima University of Baluchistan announced the result of the twenty-fifth batch – BDS Second Professional Annual Examination at Bolan Medical College, Quetta in December, 2013. Twenty-six students appeared in the examination and the percentage of successful students was 46%. Female students secured the all top positions once again, as; Parsa Batool stood…

Health is a Provincial subject. Federal ministry is unconstitutional?
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Health is a Provincial subject. Federal ministry is unconstitutional?

ISLAMABAD: The opposition senators have questioned the constitutional status of establishing the Federal ministries for Health and Education, which are both provincial subjects now. Senator Raza Rabbani told the House that; Both Health and Education ministries have been devolved to a provincial level and there is no justification for establishment of these two ministries at…

32nd Dermatologists Conference held in Karachi
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32nd Dermatologists Conference held in Karachi

The Pakistan Association of Dermatologists organized an insightful conference at a local hotel in Karachi on 13 – 15th December 2013. The event also featured a Pre Conference Workshop for the young and future Dermatologists along with numerous Scientific Sessions, live workshops and discussions on Pharmaceuticals conducted by several learned speakers and skin specialists. The…

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