Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has decided not to extend exemption to students of some friendly states from the entry test or Scholastic Aptitude Test Part-II (SAT-II) examination for admission to local government-run medical colleges.
Unlike last year when 63 students from Afghanistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Yemen and Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir were exempted from entrance test/SAT-II examination in the Punjab, foreigners will have to clear the prescribed examination for admission to medical and dental educational institutions this year. Continue reading
A UK-based university will carry out a study in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to ascertain causes of prevalence of tuberculosis in women.
“The Manchester University will complete the survey within one year to give us a clear picture about the causes of tuberculosis in women. The ratio of the disease is higher among women as compared to men in the province,” said Dr Abdul Lateef, project director of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa TB Control Programme, here on Thursday.
He said that they would chalk out strategies to cope with the problem in the light of findings of the study. He was addressing a seminar, held to mark World TB Day. Continue reading