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PMA provincial council agrees on raise for doctors

PMA provincial council agrees on raise for doctors

LAHORE – The Pakistan Medical Association Punjab chapter provincial council meeting unanimously agreed on Wednesday that the Punjab government needs to announce a special salary package for doctors urgently to stop the brain drain of doctors.
The PMA provincial council meeting was held at PMA House under the chairmanship of Professor M Ashraf Nizami. The office bearers of PMA Lahore, PMA Multan, PMA Gujranwala, PMA Mianwali, PMA Hafizabad, PMA Toba Tek Sing, PMA Faisalabad, PMA

PMA Punjab chapter meeting today

LAHORE – A regular meeting of Provincial Council of the Pakistan Medial Association (PMA) Punjab will be held at the PMA House today (Wednesday) with PMA Punjab President Ashraf Nizami in the chair.
A large number of district branches from all over Punjab would also participate in the meeting. Important issues including special pay package for doctors, implementation of health care bill and service structure reforms of doctors would be discussed.

PMA for new doctors’ salary packages

LAHORE – An 18-member Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) council was constituted on Saturday at the Mayo Hospital Lahore after the combined meeting of the PMA, Young Doctors Association (YDA) and Medical Teachers Association (MTA), which was attended by a large number of senior and young doctors of Mayo Hospital.
Dr Husnain Haider was appointed the convener of the committee. The meeting was presided over by PMA President Dr Muhammad Tanveer Anwar. The meeting was called today to

PMA flays Sheikh Zayed Medical College’s high fees

LAHORE – The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) office-bearers including Dr Sarwar Chaudhry, Dr Yasmin Rashid, Dr Tanveer Anwar, Dr Shahid Malik, Dr Ashraf Nizami, Dr Izhar Chaudhry, Dr Kamran Saeed, Dr Akhtar Rashid and Dr Salman Kazmi on Sunday condemned the Government Sheikh Zayed Medical College, Lahore’s administration for charging Rs 0.5 million annual fees from its students and termed it a “great injustice”.
They urged Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani to decrease the

PMA General Body to meet today

Lahore – The General Body Meeting of the Pakistan Medical Association Lahore would be held on Wednesday (today) under the Chairmanship of Professor Dr Yasmin Rashid.
The report of activities during the two years of the Lahore chapter of the PMA would be presented and a strategy would be finalized to meet the demands of the special salary package and service structure reforms for doctors before the next budget.
In this context all other organizations of doctors are also

PMA demands Janki Devi Hospital’s reopening

LAHORE – The closure of Janki Devi Hospital for the last three months and four days has led to the suffering of thousands of pregnant women who are forced to go to emergencies of other hospitals during labor.
Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) office bearers, Prof Yasmin Rashid, Dr M Tanveer Anwar, Dr Kamran Saeed, Dr Shahid Malik, Dr Izhar Chaudhry and Dr Salman Kazmi have protested on the closure of the maternity hospital and demanded from the Pakistan prime minister to suspend

PMA elections to be held on 29th

LAHORE – Continuing in the tradition of holding branch elections every two years, Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Lahore chapter elections would be held on December 29 at the PMA House, Ferozepur Road, Lahore, PMA Lahore Election Commissioner Professor Ashraf Nizami and Deputy Election Commissioner Dr Shahid Malik made this announcement in a press conference at the PMA House.
They said that after scrutiny and objections from candidates, the nomination papers of Dr Yasmeen

PMA rejects PMDC’s objections to new colleges

LAHORE: The statements issued by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) against the opening of four new medical colleges by the Punjab government are based on ‘mala fied intentions’, office bearers of the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) said in a statement on Friday.
The statement further read that the PMDC has raised objections to opening government medical colleges, which will provide cheap, quality education, however has ‘turned a blind eye’ to irregularities going

PMA files appeal against closure of Janki Devi Maternity Hospital

Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has appealed to the chief justices of the Supreme Court and Lahore High Court to take suo motu notice of the closure of Janki Devi Maternity Hospital. PMA office bearers Dr M Tanveer Anwar, Dr Kamran Saeed, Dr Shahid Malik, Dr Izhar Chaudhry and Dr Salman Kazmi stated that the hospital was closed 21 days ago but government has not taken notice of the resulting injustice upon poor patients. Closure of Janki Devi Maternity Hospital has