Minister takes notice of shortage of WMOs at LGH

KARACHI: Provincial Minister for Health Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar on Thursday took notice of shortage if Women Medical Officers in Lyari General Hospital, and directed secretary health to look into the matter and ffill the vacant posts in order to facilitate female patients.

This he said while presiding over a meeting here at his office. He said that the government hospitals are meant to provide timely medical facilitates to the patients; therefore, he would not allow anyone to create problems for the patients.

He said disciplinary proceedings are under way against seven negligent doctors and they have been suspended while action is also being taken against nine lady health supervisors of district Khairpur due to their negligence in performing their duties.

He said that he was trying to take celebrities on board against viral diseases to create awareness among masses and it would bring good results as well.