Patients suffer in Sindh as nurses continue strike.

KARACHI -- The patients admitted to public hospitals throughout the Sindh province continued to suffer on Friday, as the protest and boycott of nurses entered its 9th day.

The health services across Sindh province were paralyzed as nurses continued their protest for acceptance of their genuine demands. The nurses, under the banner of Sindh Nurses Alliance, completely boycotted the emergency services, intensive care units, pediatric intensive care units, pediatric emergencies, cardiac intensive care units and other services at the hospitals across the Sindh province. The nurses are protesting all over the province for health professional allowance, promotion of nurses under four-tier formula, DDO power for nursing instate principals, hike in nursing student stipend and others since last nine days. The situation was also...

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