LARKANA: The Pakistan Paramedical Staff Association has reverted the call for initiating a protest drive after medical superintendent of the Chandka Medical College Hospital provided assurances that conversations shall be carried out to meet the paramedics’ demands.
Zulfikar Sahito, the association’s general secretary, informed the media that the MS Dr Gulzar Tunio, along with two additional MSs Dr Serwar Shah and Dr Abdul Razzak Mangriyo visited the union office and discussed the problems, the paramedics raised at their press conference.
He said the MS had assured that all the held-up salaries of the staff would be released while the amount deducted from their salaries would be reimbursed. The newly purchased MRI machine shall be installed within a couple of days, he informed.
He said the MS had admitted that the hospital faced the issue of insanitation due to shortage of staff and assured the issue would be resolved on urgent basis. Mr Sahito said that if the association’s demands remained unmet the paramedics would consider restarting the protest. The MS had invited the union to meet soon to discuss the remaining problems and their solutions, he said.