Minister reviews health emergency arrangements


Sindh Minister for Health Dr Sagheer Ahmed reviewed capacity of government hospitals in the metropolis to impart medical assistance to those injured in any potential acts of terror and acts of violence.
The minister order all medical superintendents, in charge emergencies and casualty departments to coordinate with him, if there were any shortage of essential medicines and life saving items at their respective institutions. Dr Saghir said that medical staff, including doctors, nurses, technicians and paramedical staff should standby for duty calls on 9th and 10th Muharram. The health minister urged senior professors, including physicians and surgeons for immediate responses in any case of emergency.
The minister said that the government was committed to ensure life and health of every citizen and said that “in view of the recent unfortunate instances, the health department in close coordination with concerned professionals will chalk- out an elaborate plan for timely assistance to the victims of blasts and other acts of violence, in accordance with the respective intensity and injury of individual cases”.