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Pakistan, Islamic Republic of

Capital: IslamabadArea: 796.095 km2Population: 182.100.000Official Language: Urdu, EnglishArmed Forces Personnel: 642.000Medical Officers: 3.477Military Hospitals / Institutes: 45/13Missions: multiple
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Surgeon General
Khawar Rehman
Lieutenant General MC

General Headquarters
Medical Directorate
Rawalpindi
PAKISTAN

Basic Task of the Military Medical Service

Deals with all Health related matters in Armed Forces including care, maintenance, and promotion of health and prevention of diseases.


Structure

PhotoOrganization/ Command Structure Surgeon General


PhotoOrganization/ Command Structure Military Medical Service

Military Hospitals
45 x Combined Military Hospitals (CMHs):
Class ‘A’ 500 –1000 Beds (10 x Hospitals)
Class ‘B’ 300 –499 Beds (10 x Hospitals)
Class ‘C’ 51 –299 Beds (10 x Hospitals)
Class ‘D’ 25 –050 Beds (15 x Hospitals)


Regional Medical Facilities
41x Field Medical Units

Institutes
Armed Forces Institute of:

  • Cardiology
  • Pathology
  • Dentistry
  • Urology
  • Transfusion
  • Mental Health
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Ophthalmology
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Radiology and Imaging
  • Nutrition
  • Medical Stores
  • Medical Stores Laboratory


Number of Medical Personnel

Qualified Physicians

General Physicians1964
Specialists1309
Qualified Dentists174


Training

Education/Training Facilities for Medical Officers

  • Armed Forces Post Graduate Medical Institute
  • Army Medical College Rawalpindi
  • CMH Lahore Medical College
  • CMH Institute of Med Sciences, Multan
  • Quetta Institute of Medical Sciences


Education/Training Facilities for assisting/nursing personnel

  • Army Medical Corps School & Centre Abbottabad
  • Nursing Colleges


Civil-Military Cooperation

Army Medical Corps has frequently been deployed in international and national disasters for provision of conventional specialty service as well as establishment of outreach clinics. Few to mention are:

International

  • South East Asia Tsunami
  • Indonesia Earthquake
  • Iran Earthquake
  • China Earthquake
  • Bangladesh Cyclone


National

  • Earthquake 2005
  • Floods 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Earthquake 2013
  • Drought 2013


Pakistan Army is one of the largest contributors in UN Peace keeping forces.

Military Hospitals have a huge clientele of civil population, which is provided outdoor as well as indoor facilities around the clock. Military hospitals maintain a huge health care database.

Pakistan has become the frontline state in the Global War on Terror (GWOT).

Army Medical Corps is providing comprehensive medical support to the ongoing operations at primary, secondary, and tertiary levels.

Section Defence Forces Dental Services

Shanghai, China

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SDFDS is the Section Defence Forces Dental Services from the FDI. Every year prior to the FDI annual congress we organize an annual meeting. This meeting contains of a cultural day and a scientific program of 2 days, in which international military dentists share their experiences, challenges and latest developments.

The next meeting will be from 29 AUG-1SEPT in Shanghai, China

Events

05/11/2020 - 05/15/2020
53th COMEDS
09/01/2020 - 09/04/2020
FDI World Dental Congress 2020
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