Lahore:Punjab government has started action against the senior Drs who were backing the Young Doctors Strike in the province on the reports of speial branch Punjab that had pointed out that some senior Drs and administrative staff posted in different teaching hospital were backing up the striking Drs.
In first round of this action, Punjab Government has transferred Principal ,Post Graduate Medical Institute Lahore Professor Dr Salah ud Din,Principal Allama Iqbal Medical College Prof. Dr. Javed Akram and Principal Quaid-e-Azam Medical College Bahawalpur Dr. Khalid Abbas Bukhari with immediate effect.A notification has also been issued accordingly
Dr Javaid akram has been posted as Technical Advisor on Medical Education against a newly created post in health department.Dr. Khawaja Haroon Khursheed Professor of Pediatrics Nishtar Medical College Multan has been posted as Principal Quaid-e-Azam Medical College Bahawalpur and Prof. Mehmood Shaukat (Professor of Pediatrics) of King Edward Medical University has been posted as Prinicipal Allama Iqbal Medical College.
It is worth mentioning here that during the yda strike that was prolonged to 21 consecutive days, dozens of people were died for not being provided medical facilities in public hospitals of the punjab.
Later on ,The Punjab Government has transferred Professor of Cardiology, Punjab Institute of Cardiology, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Azhar and posted him as Project Director Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology with immediate effect.