Karachi: The Medical Superintendent of Civil Hospital Karachi, Dr Jameel Ahmed Siddiqui emphasized the need for skill development of nurses to international standard as key to improve the patient care in Sindh province.
He said while addressing a programme organized by School of Nursing, Civil Hospital Karachi to mark the International Nurses Day held at Arag Auditorium of Dow University of Health Sciences.
Chief Nursing Superintendent CHK, Nasreen Bashir Gill, Salamti Khokhar, Senior Nurse Amtul
Anees and representatives of nursing associations were present on this occasion.
DrSiddiqui said public sector hospitals have been facing acute shortage of skilled nurses and there is an urgent need to fill the vacant posts in order to improve health delivery system throughout Sindh province. He said service structure and other facilities are available in nursing profession so nurses should work on skilled development in order to bring further improvementin overall health facilities.
He stressed the need of coordinated efforts to bring improvement in existing health care system to provide better health facilities to general public.
Dean School of Nursing, Indus Hospital, Karachi, Amtul Anees advised the young nurses to treat the patients with dignity and respect for sanctity of profession . She appreciated the efforts of organizers for arranging such event.
Nursing Instructor Khair-un-Nisa said problems for nurses will not resolve in the province until unity in their ranks. She appealed the young nurses to get united for their rights.
A large number of nursing students, teachers and representatives of schools of nursing attended the ceremony.