Investment in healthcare is necessary for sustainable development
Healthcare budgets should be used efficiently to ensure proper care for patients
Government must investigate bloated Covid-time spending by health facilities
Public hospitals in the capital purchased medical equipment at astronomical prices during the first four months of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, according to an audit report.
Government hospitals across the country are facing a serious shortage of some key medical supplies -- saline, infusion and transfusion sets, and blood bags -- as their production at the state-run IPH remained suspended for about a year.
Outdoor services at all public hospitals will remain open the next day of Eid to minimise sufferings that the patients may encounter
Patients suffered immensely as doctors at public hospitals across the country observed a two-hour work stoppage yesterday protesting “discrepancies” in the eighth national pay scale.
Despite several marked improvements in the public health sector, authorities are yet to make public hospitals to host a warm welcome to the commoners.