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PMA bashes Health Department

The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Equity Group on Wednesday termed Health Department’s step of converting 198 senior registrar posts into assistant professors “undue and injustice”. The equity chapter of the PMA expressed

PMA condemns attack on CHK employees

The Pakistan Medical Association has condemned the violent behaviour of the people accompanying the gambling den blast injured at the Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) on Friday night. In a statement issued on

PMA hails PM’s special pay package for doctors

LAHORE – Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Punjab chapter on Tuesday welcomed Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani’s statement regarding the special pay scales for doctors. PMA Punjab President Dr Ashraf Nizami and other office-bearers said that it was a longstanding demand of the PMA Central Council that doctors should be brought out from the National Pay Scale and a special salary package be announced for them according to their professional capabilities.
PMA office-bearers

PMA denies propaganda against doctors’ regularisation summary

LAHORE – Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has rejected reservations by some groups of doctors about the approval of the summary of promotion/regularisation of 1800 senior doctors having postgraduate qualification of FCPS, MRCP, and FRCS as assistant professors, senior registrars and district specialists by the Punjab chief minister.
PMA officials said that the summary’s approval and implementation will ensure that 1800 senior doctors awaiting regularisation for last 13 years

PMA to launch movement demanding salary raise

LAHORE – The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) on Monday announced to launch a countrywide movement for demands of a “Special Salary Package for Doctors and Regular Service Structure with Time Scale Promotions” and a combined meeting of all doctors’ organisations working in all provinces would be called at the PMA House soon in which final decisions regarding the protest and strike of doctors would be taken.
PMA office bearers Dr Ashraf Nizami, Dr Akhtar Rashid, Dr Tanveer

PMA to hold 22nd Karachi City Marathon on 27th

KARACHI – The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) announced on Tuesday that it would hold its 22nd Karachi City Marathon and Health Walk on February 27. The walk with the theme ‘Cancer Kills – Early Diagnosis Saves Life’ will start from PMA House, Sir Aga Khan- III Road at 8am.
Interested participants have been advised to join at PMA with their friends and family.
For registration, they can contact the PMA office between 11am to 6pm on any working day. They can also call the

PMA and YDA demand new UHS VC

LAHORE – The University of Health Sciences is facing administrative irregularities. The policy of the current administration to award top positions to only students of private medical institutions is leading to deterioration of the standard of medical education in Punjab.
This situation of medical colleges has raised concerns amongst members of PMA and YDA. PMA office bearers and Dr Salman Kazmi in association with YDA office bearers demanded Punjab government to terminate