15 06, 2019

PMDC announces date of test for medical, dental colleges


Pakistan Medical and Dental Council announced date of holding entry test for all medical and dental colleges in the country. A statement issued by the PMDC said that the Admission Board of PMDC has announced August 25 for holding the MDCAT entry test across Pakistan for all medical and dental colleges. It said that for [...]

15 03, 2019

551 graduates conferred degrees in LUMHS 18th Convocation


As many as 356 MBBS, 83 BDS graduates and 112 postgraduates were conferred with the degrees in the 18th Annual Convocation of Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences, Jamshoro held recently at its campus. Honorable Pro-Chancellor and Minister of Health Sindh, Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho presided over the Convocation as the Chief Guest. The [...]

15 03, 2019

New President & Vice President elected at PMDC


Pakistan Medical & Dental Council elected Dr. Tariq Bhutta as the new President while Dr. Amer Zaman as Vice President of the council on ad-hoc basis for 13 months. The 17-member new council notified by Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination. Dr. Tariq Bhutta secured 11 votes for the post of President while [...]

15 06, 2018

Changing Dynamics of Medical Laboratory Technology in Pakistan


By Usman Waheed Chair, Board of Certification Pakistan, American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Knowledge creation and dissemination are crucial for the economic growth and development of a country. Colleges and universities are central to this enterprise. The government of Pakistan is keen to create world-class universities and introducing new courses. This has embarked on [...]

15 12, 2017

WFME Special Advisor visits PMDC


Special Advisor to World Federation for Medical Education (WFME), Prof. Dr. Janet Grant visited Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PM&DC) recently along with Prof. Dr. Umar Ali Khan Pro Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences, Isra University. Prof. Dr. Abid Farooqui, Vice President PMDC; Prof. Dr. Mubashir Malik, Special Advisor to President PMDC along with Dr. Wasim Hassan [...]

15 12, 2017

IMDC appreciates and accredits PM&DC house job regulation


The Pakistan Medical and dental Council has received an over whelmed recognition on its credit for implementing new regulations regarding house job and internship in hospitals. The Irish Medical Council Ireland and General Medical Council U.K has appreciated the new implemented house job regulation in Pakistan by Pakistan Medical and dental Council through an SRO [...]

15 05, 2015

PM&DC & CPSP finally gathered to uplift standard of medical education in Pakistan


After a long time the two big institutions of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council and College of Physicians and Surgeons has now esteemed together to promote and uplift the Medical Education in Pakistan. Prof .Dr. Masood Hameed (President PM&DC) & Prof. Dr. Zafarullah Choudhry (President CPSP) while talking to the media at a dinner organised [...]

15 02, 2014

PMDC framed in false FIR – Executive Committee


Executive Members of Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) called on a Press Briefing to respond allegations concerning Illegal election and appointments and FIR against them for allegedly preparing a fake gazette notification about their election and presenting it before a parliamentary committee. Briefing the Press, Prof. Masood Hameed Khan, President, Dr. Raja Amjad Mahmood, [...]

15 11, 2013

Promotional Seminar for the Use of Information & Communication Technologies for Health


eHealth could play a crucial role in controlling epidemics such as polio and dengue fever, through an effective surveillance system. Every day, across the world, countries are making improvements in their health systems as a direct benefit of eHealth technologies. e-Health has evolved as an important innovative subject for enhancing the proficiency of health sector, [...]

15 08, 2013

PMDC to ensure high standards in medical education – Prof. Dr. Masood Hameed Khan


 After his election as President PMDC in 134th Council Meeting amid warm welcome by medical fraternity, Prof. Dr. Masood Hameed Khan has called on a press conference to share PMDC future plans for ensuring high standards of medical education in Pakistan. Earlier, members of the PMDC Council have elected unanimously the Vice Chancellor, Dow University of [...]

15 04, 2012

Call to bring quack dentistry practice to halt


The practice of quack dentistry could not be brought to a halt until Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) continue issuing certificate without proper evaluation of dentists. Sindh Health Minister stated this while addressing at an inaugural session of three-day 10th International and 30th National Dental Congress organized by Pakistan Dental Association (PDA) at Expo [...]

15 12, 2011

Continuing Medical Education in Pakistan in Disarray


“In order to provide continuously improving health care to their patients while staying informed about new advances in the medical field, it is imperative for doctors and nurses to take part in continuing medical education,” said Dr Wasim Jafri, Associate Dean of Continuing Medical Education at Aga Khan University while speaking to the organising committee [...]