Sindh seeks medics from Army, Rangers to deal with doctors' protest.

KARACHI -- In a bid to deal with the prolonged strike of medical staff in Sindh, the provincial government on Tuesday decided to seek assistance from the medical corps of the Pakistan Army and Rangers to provide healthcare facilities to patients. Following the medical staff's strike across government hospitals in Sindh, patients remain stranded, while OPDs and operation theatres remain shut making access to healthcare difficult for public and adding to their miseries. As a result of the strike, the province's largest government health facility in Karachi, the Civil Hospital, is deserted and its operation theaters are also empty. While sanitation has also been poor in Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), National Institute of Child Health (NICH), Lyari General Hospital, and other medical establishments of the government. OPDs remain closed in all of Karachi's biggest hospitals for the past several days, which has forced poor patients and...

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