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  • A-level students ineligible for admissions to MBBS, BDS

    LAHORE: A-level students planning a career in medicine suffered a major blow to their future as the new regulations of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) have declared them ineligible for admissions to MBBS/BDS programmes at public and private medical and dental colleges of the country on foreign quota...

    “No candidate shall be eligible for foreign quota seats in public and private medical and dental institutions under...

  • Curriculum for patient-centric MBBS programme

    LAHORE: The University of Health Sciences (UHS) has prepared a new integrated curriculum for the MBBS programme in order to provide students with a patient-centred and disease-focused medical education...

    “Development of this integrated curriculum is only the first step towards meeting the World Federation for Medical Education standards for accreditation of the MBBS programme,” said Dr Junaid...

  • Students protest lack of seats for MBBS in public colleges

    BAHAWALPUR: A large number of students from various educational institutions aspiring to seek admission to MBBS programme protested against the Punjab government on Saturday for not increasing seats in government sector medical colleges...

    They demanded the government implement its own decision so students could apply for admission to MBBS...

  • MBBS 4th year professional exam: 17 out of 21 questions picked from private varsity test

    LAHORE: The University of Health Sciences (UHS) included 17 questions in the MBBS 4th year professional exam paper, which were already part of an internal test held by a private institution three months back...

    The gross negligence was pointed out by some RCMC students appearing in the MBBS 4th year professional exam when the question paper was distributed among the candidates...

  • Cap on maximum four attempts to clear MBBS courses lifted

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) has repealed the cap of maximum four attempts to clear theoretical phases of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) and empowered universities to decide about the number of attempts by students to clear their theoretical studies...

    A former employee of the dissolved Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) requesting anonymity said in...

  • Premature to say anything about MBBS student’s suicide: Larkana police

    LARKANA: Police on Thursday said that it would be premature to say anything about the death of Nosheen Bukhari, fourth year student of MBBS, who was found hanging from ceiling fan at her room in hostel at the Chandka Medical College a day before...

    CMCH medico legal officer Dr Rukhsar Samo said in the preliminary post mortem report of the deceased that the death was caused by asphyxia which was sufficient to kill in ordinary course of...

  • The challenges of defining strict patient-doctor relations in Pakistan

    But when we talk about physician-patient boundaries, we find them non-existent or at best poorly defined in a country like Pakistan where ethics education is conspicuous by its absence and is synonymous with morality...

    Also read: The smartest and dumbest social media posts on the Sharmeen Obaid 'harassment' controversyPhysicians are generally held in reverence and called ‘doctor chucha’ and ‘doctor aunty’ rather than by their names...

  • The doctor brides of Pakistan: Fact or myth?

    By way of introduction, I mentioned that I had recently completed my PhD on women doctors of Pakistan...

    “Oh? So, you must know about these ‘doctor brides’ who become doctors only to be able to find good matches, right?”Ah…Ever since I started my fieldwork in Pakistan back in September, 2015 ‘doctor brides’ is a phrase that has been chasing me...

  • Pakistan-origin doctor crowned winner of ‘MasterChef 17’

    KARACHI: A British junior doctor of Pakistani origin has won the UK’s leading culinary competition, Master­­Chef 2017, the BBC reported on Saturday...

    Saliha Mahmood Ahmed, 29, is a junior doctor and mother of one who beat off fellow competitors Giovanna Ryan and Steve Kielty to earn the title...

  • Indian doctor calls Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan's recovery 'miraculous'

    Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan's recovery from a lung infection to make a valiant innings in the Twenty20 World Cup semi-final was termed “miraculous” on Saturday by the Indian doctor who treated him...

    Rizwan, 29, came out of the intensive care unit of a Dubai hospital to top-score with 67 in Pakistan's 176-4 on Thursday, but his efforts were in vain as Australia overhauled that total to set up a title clash with New Zealand...

  • Karachi's JPMC hires 'Pakistan's first transgender doctor' Sara Gill

    Karachi's Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) offered a house job to "Pakistan's first transgender doctor" on Tuesday, a statement from the Sindh Chief Minister House said...

    Last month, Dr Gill, who is also a renowned transgender activist, made waves on social media after graduating with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) from Jinnah Medical and Dental College — an affiliate of Karachi University...

  • Doctor in KP sacked after nurse accuses him of harassment

    A doctor at Peshawar's Khyber Teaching Hospital was fired after allegations of harassment were levelled against him, DawnNews reported on Thursday...

    The doctor, who had been serving in the hospital's Intensive Care Unit, was sacked after a nurse alleged that he had harassed her on Wednesday...

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