Sindh Health Dept. to recruit over 19000 medics, paramedics, technical and non-technical staff

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The recruitment includes 2200 doctors, 1400 nurses, 15000 non-technical and 500 technical staff – press release

Chief Secretary directs health department for recruitment arrangements through SPSC, IBA and District Recruitment Committees; infection diseases hospitals to be setup at divisional level

Karachi: Sindh government has decided to establish Infectious Diseases Hospitals up in Hyderabad, Sukkur, Larkana, Mirpur Khas and Shaheed Benazirabad after the one setup in Karachi.

“Hospitals with 200 beds each will be constructed at a cost of Rs.10000 million,” provincial health minister Dr. Azra Pechuho said in a meeting of her department held on Monday to review development schemes.

Meeting was co-chaired by Chief Secretary Sindh Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah and Health Minister. The meeting was attended by the secretary health, secretary works and services and  concerned officers of health, planning and finance departments, while commissioner Karachi and deputy commissioners concerned attended the meeting through video link.

Chief Secretary directed all concerned Deputy Commissioners to write Land Utilization Department in 3 days for the allotment of land for the Infectious Diseases Hospitals.

He also directed the Health Secretary to write to Sindh Public Service Commission for recruitment of 2200 doctors and 1400 staff nurses in the Health Department. “The recruitment from Grade 1 to Grade 4 should be done under District Recruitment Committee,” he added.

Mumtaz Shah said that recruitment on vacant posts of 15000 Non-Technical and 500 Technical Staff from Grade 5 to 15 will be done through IBA Sukkur.

The meeting was informed that 87 development projects of health department would be completed in the current financial year 2020-21.

The meeting decided to set up Biosafety Laboratory Level 3 at Civil Hospital Karachi, Liaquat University Hospital Hyderabad, CMCH Larkana, GMMCH Sukkur, KMCH Khairpur and PMCH Shaheed Benazirabad while 18 Biosafety Laboratory Level 2 will also be upgraded in different districts. It was further decided that the Director General Health would submit a report on the schemes every month. (PR)

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