LAHORE - One more kid lost life to diphtheria yesterday, taking the death toll till today to 41. Muhammad Iftikhar, 4, resident of Sharaqpur died at Mayo Hospital.

Meanwhile, Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education department posted cardiac surgeon Dr Aamir Iqbal at Cardiac Unit of Mayo hospital yesterday. The post was lying vacant for the last many months.

YDA: Young Doctors Association Sheikh Zayed Hospital chapter has postponed protest and hunger strike scheduled for today (Wednesday).

Adviser to Chief Minister on Health and Secretary Medical Education and Tertiary Healthcare assured the YDA to resolve the issue of affiliation of PGMI with KEMU in two weeks.

UHS DECLARES RESULT: The University of Health Sciences (UHS) yesterday declared the result of BDS Final Professional annual examination 2015 which concluded on January 08.

A total of 628 candidates from 11 affiliated dental colleges appeared in the exam out of which 549 passed and 79 failed. The overall pass percentage remained 87.42%.

Hadia Arshad d/o Arshad Rafiq of Margalla Institute of Health Sciences, Rawalpindi got first position securing 674/800 marks. Omer Masood Alam Shad s/o Masood Alam Shad of Multan Medical and Dental College, Multan and Amna Arshed d/o Arshed Mehmood of FMH, College of Medicine & Dentistry, Lahore got second and third positions securing 658/800 and 655/800 marks respectively.

The failed candidates can submit their admission forms on or before February 04. Supplementary examination will commence with effect from February 23.