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PIMA seeks immediate withdrawal of NLE

Lahore, 25 September 2021: Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) has demanded the immediate abolition of the National Licensing Examination (NLE) proposed by the Pakistan Medical Commission and immediate redressal of grievances of pre-medical students regarding NMDCAT. PIMA urged the Pakistan Medical Commission to act as a regulatory body rather than ...

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Life support training to the general public in mosques

Islamabad, 25 September 2021: Under the ‘Lifesavers project’ of Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA), doctors provided Basic Life Support (BLS) training in as many as 189 mosques in 40 cities of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh and Azad Kashmir on Saturday, 25th September 2021. The general public was taught about basic ...

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BLS Workshops at KPK

PIMA Khayber Pakhtunkhwa has arranged four (4) BLS Workshops for doctors at Swat, Peshawar and Abbotabad to provide life-saving training according to the protocols of American Heart Association. These workshops were held at Swat Medical College on 17th of September; Saidu Teaching Hospital Swat on 18th of September; Kuwait Teaching ...

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PIMA concern over mismanagement in MDCAT exam

Islamabad, 10 September 2021: Central President of Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) Dr Khubaib Shahid has expressed deep concern over the mismanagement in the Medical Admissions exam (MDCAT), saying it was a question mark over the performance of Pakistan Medical Commission. “Any such move without improving the infrastructure should be avoided ...

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Action against doctors and medical students condemned

Islamabad, 28 August 2021: Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) condemns the recent use of force by the police against a peaceful protest of doctors and medical students regarding National Licensing Exam (NLE) at Lahore. “The imposition of the National Licensing Exam by the Pakistan Medical Commission on local graduates is a ...

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Experts urge mass vaccination against Covid-19

Islamabad, 1 May 2021: While Covid-19 continues to affect a large segment of population, efforts to counter it with effective vaccination campaign are far from being satisfactory and this follows a dismal response to following SOPs causing large-scale illnesses and deaths. This was stated by Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) Punjab ...

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Healthcare workers urged to get vaccinated

Islamabad, 26 April 2021: Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) has strongly appealed to all healthcare workers to get the covid vaccine without any delay. In the current situation, vaccination is our personal and national responsibility. The government should extend the deadline of registration of health care workers to at least one ...

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Govt asked to set up more vaccination centres

Peshawar, 27 April 2021: Pakistan Islamic Medical Association has demanded of the government to increase the number of vaccination centres and expedite awareness campaign about significance of vaccine to overcome the Covid19 pandemic in the country. Addressing a news conference at Peshawar Press Club on Tuesday, PIMA representatives Dr Muhammad Tayyab, ...

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PIMA concern over DRAP’s notification

Islamabad, 23 April 2021: Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) has expressed deep concern over DRAP’s notification which directed doctors to prescribe generic name of medicine instead of brand name. Dr. Khubaib Shahid, Central President of PIMA, said in a statement on Friday that unplanned actions will have a negative impact on ...

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