The Punjab Healthcare Commission (PHC) has allowed the private hospitals to purchase Tocilizumab Injection to treat the critically-ill patients of coronavirus.
Private hospitals would be allowed to setup isolation wards after approval from the Sindh Healthcare Commission (SHCC), said Murtaza Wahab.
Murad Saeed suspected that the Sindh government's agreement with five hospitals was apparently an attempt to misuse public funds in the name of COVID-19.
The draft of the agreement will be dispatched to the Chief Minister of Sindh and after his approval it will be signed with the private hospitals, sources said.
The spokesperson to Punjab's healthcare commission said that the provincial authorities have expanded the provision of facilities to the citizens affected by COVID-19 pandemic.
The drug inspector said all the pharmacies would be kept open in emergency situation near LoC.
LAHORE: Chief Justice of Paksitan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday ordered private hospitals administration to revise fee structure for patients. Hearing the case of expensive healthcare in private hospitals, the Chief Justice lashed out at private hospitals, saying "if doctors can not serve people then they should shut down their hospitals." Expressing dismay that how can hospitals charge extra fees despite court orders, the top judge decreed all hospitals to not exceed the limit set by Pakistan Medical and Dental…
LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday took suo motu notice of the expensive healthcare facilities in private hospitals of Lahore, ARY News reported. The CJP, while hearing a case at the apex court's Lahore Registry, ordered to summon the owners of more than ten private hospitals to appear before the court on Sunday. The judge was of the view that private hospitals are fleeing patients in the name of healthcare and the court has been receiving complaints against them on daily basis. Justice…