HARIPUR: Haripur deputy commissioner sealed an unauthorised private medical store on Tuesday, within the premises of the rural health centre (RHC). According to Qasim Shah, a public information officer, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Taslim Khan raided the RHC of Mera Klinger on public complaints. A medical technician, Muhammad Rafiq, was arrested for illegal operation of a private medical store within the government health facility. The DC also seized a considerable quantity of homeopathic/allopathic medicines that the technician was selling to patients without any official licences. DC Taslim also recommended disciplinary actions, through a letter to district health officer (DHO), against dental technician Mohammad Naeem, medical technician Masooma Bibi and ward orderly Sarwar Shah for prolonged absences without notice.
Published in The Express Tribune, November 25th, 2015.
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