Biometric System to be introduced in Sindh hospitals

Action would be taken against absentees after installation of biometric system – Azra Pechuho

New 450-bed DHQ Hospital of Dadu would be made functional in three months.

By Allah Bux Khushik


Sindh Health minister Dr. Azra Pechuho has said that the health department will soon introduce biometric system in the public sector hospitals across the province to ensure attendance of the medics and paramedics.

“After installation of biometric machines, if someone would be found absent, action could be taken against them as per law,” she said while talking to the local newsmen during her visit to under-construction District Headquarter Hospital building on Thursday.

The 4-bed DHQ Civil Hospital is under construction over 50 acres land in Dadu city.

0-Azra-Pechuho-Sindh-Courier-1Minister reviewed the work of hospital and directed concerned authorities to complete the work as soon as possible.

Dr. Pechuho said that she had directed works and services department contractors to complete the work within specified time and hand over the hospital to district health officials.

Minister said that Sindh government would make DHQ hospital functional within three month so that Dadu’s residents can get better health facilities.

Replying to a question about house officer Dr. Parveen Rind’s harassment allegations on PMU administration, minister said that she had constituted an inquiry committee which will find out facts about allegation.

DHO Dadu Abdul Hameed Shaikh, Civil Surgeon Dr. Kareem Mirani and Additional District Health Officer Dr. Amjad Hussain Mastoi accompanied the minister health.



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