Karachi (HRNW) In a meeting of the Health Department of Sindh held on Monday it was decided to release the salaries of paramedical staff and technical staff working in the province and increase the number of doctors during the pandemic.
Chief Secretary Sindh Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah directed Health Secretary Dr Kazim Hussain Jatoi to write to the Sindh Public Service Commission to recruit 2,200 new doctors.
A request should be placed with the Higher Education Commission to increase the number of technical seats in medical universities and colleges, the chief secretary stated.
Funds to medical universities should also be released, the chief secretary told the health secretary.
“The Sindh government has given priority to the health sector in the budget,” stated Shah.