Stop criminal attitude with Covid patients: Dr Nisar

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Abdul Khaliq Qureshi

Abbottabad

Provincial President of Peoples Doctors Forum (PDF) Professor Dr. Nisar Khan has expressed deep concern over post corona health situation and said no one knows when Corona pandemic will ends & life gets back to normal, therefore government needs to have a visionary approach to handle this fast moving crises and take along all sectors on board by following precautionary measures including social distances.
Briefing to newsmen here on Tuesday, Renowned Pulmonologist and former Chief Executive Ayub Teaching Hospital Dr. Nisar Khan asked the government to take immediate step to stop criminal attitude with the suspect patients of COVID-19 which he claimed has created panic & fear amongst them. He said that a comprehensive policy is need of the hour to handle not only the COVID patients but also thousands of other patients who need special attention & were badly suffered.
He said that Patients of number of chronic diseases have badly affected as most of the hospitals specially public hospitals stopped treating patients of other diseases & put on hold different surgeries. He told that this pandemic has exposed the healthcare system in the country especially in Khyber pakhtunkwa where so called reforms namely Medical Teaching Institutions (MTIs) has completely destroyed the health care system in public sector. “ Number of doctors have resigned, Patients have been suffering including health care professionals who were infected corona due to non provision of PPEs.