Safety first: Doctors fear more targeted killings

Medical fraternity fears another doctor killing spree, especially after Dr Mehboob, dermatologist, was killed.


Express December 25, 2011

KARACHI: The medical fraternity fears another doctor killing spree, especially after Dr Mehboob, a dermatologist, was killed on Friday. The Pakistan Medical Association expressed deep concern over the recurring wave of attacks. “These incidents create a lot of anxiety amongst the health professionals and their families,” said PMA Karachi chapter President Dr Idrees Adhi. “This is one of the several reasons medical health care in Pakistan is deteriorating.”

Published in The Express Tribune, December 26th, 2011.

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