Dahar sends explanation notices

June 16, 2015 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: Provincial Health Minister Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has directed Secretary Health to issue explanation letters to heads of malaria and dengue program Dr Naheed Jamali and Dr Shakeel Malik respectively over their unsatisfactory performance.

This he said while presiding over a meeting in his office on Wednesday. Secretary Health Dr Saeed Ahmed Mangnejo also attended the meeting.

He said that the heads of said programs had failed to create awareness at mass level and showed apathy towards their working while it was the need of hour to create awareness regarding these deadly diseases among masses and to save common man.

Health Minister Sindh asked M.Ss of all government hospitals and concerned DHOs to ensure attendance of doctors and other paramedical staff however he said ghost staff would not be tolerated in his department. He directed all officers concerned to improve efficiency of department.

Dahar further directed Secretary Health to look into the affairs of Jinnah Hospital Karachi and resolve them as soon as possible.