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Nigeria hopes to eradicate polio despite insurgency
International News

Nigeria hopes to eradicate polio despite insurgency

A Nigerian military offensive against Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram has opened up a corridor for mobile units of health workers to vaccinate children against polio in parts of the northeast. But the worsening insurgency poses a grave risk to the campaign to stamp out the crippling virus in Africa’s most populous nation. Nigeria, Pakistan…

Biological pacemaker’cells  through Gene therapy
International News

Biological pacemaker’cells through Gene therapy

Los Angeles : In order to deliver a steady heartbeat using a gene therapy researchers have succeeded by  turning ordinary cardiac muscle cells into specialized ones, which may become an alternative to implanted electronic pacemakers. A recent research study appears in the journal Science Translational Medicine involved pigs having heart block condition that makes their…

Doctors Protest against Military action in Palestine
International News

Doctors Protest against Military action in Palestine

Karachi: Doctors have gathered at Numaish Chowrangi in Karachi to pledge support to the oppressed people of Palestine. Speaking to Medical News, Dr Ali said that we stand against the oppression of the Palestinian people. He added that the ongoing oppression by Israel has created a severe humanitarian crisis. The recent Israel-Palestinian crises has resulted…

Polio Injection Vs Oral vaccine
Regional News

Polio Injection Vs Oral vaccine

Karachi: A special injection to prevent the infection of Polio among children, did not get ideal results or authority approvals during the 1960s, might turn out to be a successful immune method, and adopted as the frontline protective measure against the Polio virus. The renowned medical journal named – The Lancet had recently published some…

PPSC suspends PMDC registration requirement
National News

PPSC suspends PMDC registration requirement

LAHORE : Owing to the long conflict prevailing between The Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) and the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) over the “Unnecessary Delays” in the registration of 750 FCPS/MCPS doctors, the PPSC has finally decided, in principle, to conduct interviews of all post graduate doctors who have cleared exams for the…

YDA to protest against registration delays at PMDC
National News

YDA to protest against registration delays at PMDC

LAHORE : The Young Doctors’ Association-Punjab has expressed its concerns about the non-strategic and ineffective way, in which the Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) has been dealing with the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). The YDA has stated that CPSP has shown a weak stance and poor performance…

Foreign Medical grads to be tested by PMDC next month
Regional News

Foreign Medical grads to be tested by PMDC next month

ISLAMABAD : The next examination for the registration of foreign qualified doctors and dentists in Islamabad will be conducted by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council next month.   “The Step I and Step II medical and dental examinations of the National Examination Board is being planned to be held on 10th August, if the…

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