Provincial Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid met today with Chairman Punjab Public Service Commission General (retd) Malik Zafar Iqbal.
On this occasion, Special Secretary Department of Specialized Health Care and Medical Education Dr. Farrukh Naveed and officers of Punjab Public Service Commission were also present.
Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid and Chairman Punjab Public Service Commission General (retd) Malik Zafar Iqbal discussed the recruitment of doctors. Punjab Public Service Commission gave a briefing to Provincial Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid regarding the recruitment of doctors.
Provincial Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid said that under the leadership of Imran Khan, the Punjab Health Department has made record recruitments of doctors. During the last three-and-a-half years, more than 50,000 doctors, nurses and paramedical staff have been recruited in the Punjab Health Department on 100% merit.
Dr. Yasmin Rashid said that without filling the shortage of doctors in the public hospitals of Punjab, better treatment of patients cannot be ensured. The largest number of recruitments has been made. Provincial Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid further said that we are also making it easier in the service structure for the promotion of doctors. Punjab Health Department has recruited such a large number of anaesthetists for the first time. She also instructed to stay in constant contact with the Public Service Commission.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 30th, 2022.
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