To the Rescue – Pakistan Army Doctors Deployed at Punjab Hospitals
At the behest of the Government of Punjab, doctors from the Army Medical Corps were deployed at different hospitals in Punjab on Monday, Express News reported. The doctors were welcomed by the relatives of the patients.
Doctors took charge at Mayo, Jinnah hospitals in Lahore, outdoor wards of Nishtar Hospital in Multan and Civil Hospital in Gujranwala.
Meanwhile, young female doctors in Rawalpindi resumed their duties. Outdoor wards in Rahim Yar Khan were also reopened.
Pakistan Army Lady Doctor Providing treatment to a little Baby in Civil Hospital.(Photo Courtesy Express)
A contingent of police was deployed in case of a possible protest.
According to a spokesperson of the Punjab government, senior doctors are fulfilling duties in place of young doctors.
The Punjab government had decided to appoint 1,000 medical officers.
The Government of Punjab requested the Army to deploy more doctors.
The Pakistan Army announced that free treatment will be offered to people at military hospitals and that doctors will work in two shifts to treat them.