Yasmin announces to recruit more than 2,000 doctors, nurses

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Provincial Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid announced the good news of recruiting more than 2,000 doctors and nurses. An important meeting was held in the Department of Specialized HealthCare and Medical Education under the chairmanship of Provincial Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid.

Secretary Health Dr Ahmad Javaid Qazi, Special Secretary Shoaib Jadoon, Special Secretary Syed Wajid Ali Shah, Additional Secretary Zahida Azhar, Additional Secretary Qurat ul Ain and the respective Deputy Secretaries Muhammad Abu Bakr and others participated in the meeting. Provincial Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid reviewed the measures for recruitment and development of new doctors and nurses during the meeting. Additional Secretary Admin and Additional Secretary Nursing gave a briefing to Provincial Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid. Provincial Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid said that the requisition for the recruitment of more than 2 thousand doctors and nurses in the Department of Specialized HealthCare and Medical Education has been sent to the Punjab Public Service Commission.

Punjab Health Department has made a record recruitment of more than 90 thousand doctors, nurses and paramedical staff since 2018.

Department of Specialized healthcare and medical education has promoted 83 associate professors to professors, 89 assistant professors to associate professors, 57 senior registars to assistant professors and 50 medical officers and women medical officers from January to December 2022. Department of Specialized HealthCare and Medical Education has recruited 128 professors, 166 associate professors, 354 assistant professors, 37 consultants and 1339 medical officers/women medical officers on ad hoc basis from January 2022 to December 2022.

The Department of Specialized HealthCare and Medical Education has promoted 605 nurses, charge nurses, deputy nursing superintendents, nursing instructors, clinical instructors, principal school of nursing, vice principal school of nursing and head nurses from August 2018 to August 2022.