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Dental Business Crashes in Punjab
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Dental Business Crashes in Punjab

Lahore: The recent political instability has lead to the crashing of Dental Business in Punjab. Speaking to Dental News, Dr Adeel said that the private practitioners are finding survival extremely difficult admits instability and insecurity. He said that the patient flow had reduced considerably in the Holy Month of Ramadan, and after a week’s break…

Your child is falling ill, think again‏
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Your child is falling ill, think again‏

Karachi: Twenty-five percent more children are falling ill with TB than the UN had thought, with more than 650,000 hit by the disease each year in the 22 worst affected countries, specialists said. Reporting in The Lancet, they said that about 53 million children under 15 are living with latent TB infection, a condition that…

Where will DIKIOHS shift?
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Where will DIKIOHS shift?

DN Report Karachi– Dr Ishrat ul Ibad Khan Institute of Oral Health Sciences, known as DIKIOHS, is all set to move into the Dow International, Ojha Campus sources told Dental News on Friday. However earlier on it was to move to Chanesar Goth. Rumours of moving to Dow International spread through a post on social…

Polio Injection Vs Oral vaccine
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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…

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…

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