'At least 1,800 children with gastro and diarrhoea were brought to the hospital in the last 10 days,' said NICH
Director Dr Jamal Raza.
A meeting chaired by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah decided to establish a governing board of the NICH
on the pattern of the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD).
The decision will also be welcomed by the faculty of these institutions while the Jinnah Sindh Medical University will now be able to appoint and fill up the vacant faculty positions at JPMC and NICH
. It may be mentioned here that a large number of posts have remained vacant due to the legal battle between the federal and the provincial governments which has also greatly affected the patient care, teaching and training at these institutions.
The chief minister was told that the NICH
has a 1035 sanctioned strength of medical and para-medical staff against which 674 are working which shows a shortfall of 361 staff members.
He took this decision here on Monday at the CM House while presiding over a meeting to resolve all the outstanding issues of the NICH
'I have been saying since long that the provincial government is capable enough to run three hospitals, JPMC, NICVD and NICH
and today my narrative has come true for certain reasons such as we have inversted tremendously in these three hospitals and have made them best of the health facilities in the country,' he said.
In a landmark judgment in January this year, the Supreme Court of Pakistan had ordered the federal government to take over control of NICVD, JPMC and NICH
from Sindh and given 90 days to both the governments for a smooth transition.
The rustic pub or dark wood facade immediately conjures and a warm, quaint, and friendly bar sizeable enough to be given a personal imprint by Nich
and his wife.
The routine work at NICH
however, could not be suspended while at JPMC patients referred even for regular tests could not find relevant staff and thus failed to avail the services.
Krol if he could tell the difference between a RICH and a NICH
North Resources Centre Manager Nich
Woolf has campaigned over the years for people to dust off their property numbers and put them in pride of place for emergency services to view.
Woolf said: 'When we're responding to a life-threatening emergency, every second counts.