The Sindh government has decided to take over four hospitals being run under the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation, sources said on Friday.
The cabinet will approve the takeover in the next meeting at the Chief Minister House on July 17.
The hospitals which are going under the control of the provincial government are: Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases, Sobhraj Maternity Hospital, Gizri Maternity Home and Shah Faisal Cardiac Center.
One of the officials told SAMAA Digital that the Sindh government is planning to link Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases with the National Institute of Cardio-Vascular Diseases.
He added that KMC doesn’t have enough resources to run the health facilities.
Currently, the KMC has 14 hospitals under its administrative control: Abbasi Shaheed Hospital;Sobhraj Maternity Hospital; SarfarazRafiqui Shaheed Hospital; Ghazdarabad Hospital; Eye Spencer Hospital; Landhi Medical