SHEIKHUPURA -Medicines worth Rs90 million have been provided at the DHQ Hospital that had been faced with acute shortage for several months, claimed the administration.

DCO Rashid Kamal also said that 39 doctors had been recruited for rural areas. They would perform their duties in basic health units and rural health centres and no negligence would be tolerated in this regard, he said. The DHQ Hospital had been affiliated with Royal College of Physicians and Surgery Karachi, he said, adding it would also provide teaching facility. Seventy vacant posts of doctors in DHQ Hospital would also be fulfilled as early as possible, he said. Medical Superintendent Yaousaf Kazmi, Dr Baber Amin and Dr Mubashar were also present.