LAHORE: Paramedics will be paid Rs1,500 risk allowance a month. Post-Graduate Medical Institute Principal Anjum Habib Vohra announced this on Sunday while addressing a reception hosted by the Paramedical Staff Association, Lahore, at the General Hospital. The reception was also attended by LGH Medical Superintendant Mohammad Hassan, Paramedical Staff Association Chairman Malik Munir Ahmed, Rahmat Sandhu, Aslam Sial, Khalid Mahmood and Rana Pervez. Vohra said the list of paramedics’ demands would be referred to the Health Department. He said the salaries of several employees from grade one to four facing various enquiries had been released so that they could celebrate the Eidul Azha. He said he was personally monitoring the process of completing the service books. He praised the services of paramedics in the dengue eradication campaign and advised them to be courteous towards patients. Malik Muneer Ahmed and Rahmat Sandhu said paramedics would extend their cooperation to make the hospital a model institution.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 22nd, 2012.
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