Sindh Health Care Commission formed

KARACHI: Provincial Minister for Health Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar on Wednesday constituted the committee of the purpose of recommendation for nomination of commissioners under section 5(9) of Sindh Health Care Commission Act-2013.

The health minister will chair the committee while secretary health, vice Chancellor of Sindh Medical University Karachi, Vice Chancellor ISRA university Hyderabad, President/ Secretary General of PMA Sindh, President/secretary General of private Hospital Association, representative of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan Sindh Chapter, Executive Director Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre and Representative of General Practitioners will be its members.

The committee will monitor public and private hospitals in the province. It will further delegate its powers at division and district level.

Jam Mehtab said that the purpose of Sindh Health Care Commission is to improve health care facilities in Sindh and the members of the commission will pay frequent surprise visits to the public and private hospitals to improve the health care facilities there and will take initiatives against those who are involved in negligence.