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Foreign Medical grads to be tested by PMDC next month
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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…

2000 FCPS Degrees Awarded without Examination
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2000 FCPS Degrees Awarded without Examination

ISLAMABAD: The CPSP has awarded 2000 FCPS degrees without any formal examination. When contacted by Medical News Pakistan, an official of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) said that these were honorary degrees, which were awarded to recognize the efforts of renowned professionals. CPSP is known to have a very stringent training and examination…

Doctors suffer in tussle of PMDC & CPSP
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Doctors suffer in tussle of PMDC & CPSP

LAHORE : Almost 750 medical consultants are bearing the brunt of a tussle prevailing over the accreditation system between the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) and the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), while the Punjab Public Service Commission has clearly refused to evaluate their qualifications for for appointments as senior registrar. These…

Lady Willingdon hospital Generator not working
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Lady Willingdon hospital Generator not working

LAHORE, July: Patients at Lady Willingdon Hospital Lahore have to suffer sever distress due to unbearable loadsheding as the hospital generator was out of order for many  days. The patients of all departments, particularly in ICU, had to suffer the worst condition, due to the persistent loadshedding. When contacted the Medical Superintendent (MS) of the…

Karachi put on Naegleria Alert
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Karachi put on Naegleria Alert

Karachi: Health department of Sindh put a high alert on hospitals of Karachi after 10 more persons have been diagnosed with silent killer disease called Naegleria. Brain eating amoeba slowly affects the nervous system which results in death after few weeks. No proper treatment has been identified to cure this disease that’s why according to…

Naegleria’s spread out of Karachi
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Naegleria’s spread out of Karachi

KARACHI: Recently, two more cases of brain-eating-amoeba have been confirmed to have claimed their victims. One case each belong to Karachi and Hyderabad. As the authorities have confirmed two more deaths by the virus. While chlorination seems to be the only prevention mechanism to work against the spread of the deadly disease, new case surfacing…

750 doctors still waiting for their PMDC registration
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750 doctors still waiting for their PMDC registration

LAHORE- The Young Doctors Association (YDA), Pakistan, has pointed out that the registration of 750 doctors is still pending with the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) Islamabad despite a passage of one year.According to a press release the YDAP leader – Dr Salman Kazmi said; These 750 doctors had passed their fellowship exam of…

Implementation of Sexual Harassment act in Universities
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Implementation of Sexual Harassment act in Universities

Islamabad: Universities have received reminders from the HEC, asking them to submit the reported cases of sexual harassment, and the names of inquiry committee members appointed at each university. However, so far, none of the universities have bothered to respond to HEC’s instructions. In recent years, there has been an increasing number of students and…

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