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Monday July 22, 2024

Burki assumes BoG charge

By Mushtaq Yusufzai
June 25, 2024
Prof Dr Nausherwan Burki is seen in this image. — UConn Health Website/File
Prof Dr Nausherwan Burki is seen in this image. — UConn Health Website/File

PESHAWAR: At a time when public sector hospitals in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are facing a host of issues, Prof Dr Nausherwan Burki, who is considered the architect of much-trumpeted health reforms of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in KP, has finally arrived in Peshawar from US and took charge as chairman of the Board of Governors (BoG) of Lady Reading Hospital (LRH).

He is scheduled to meet the faculty members of LRH to learn about their grievances and the issues concerning the hospital.Dr Nausherwan Burki is the cousin of PTI founding chairman Imran Khan. He initiated health reforms in KP and was instrumental in the passage of the Medical Teaching Institution Reforms Act 2015 from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly in 2015.