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December 6, 2019

KP to recruit over 400 doctors

Peshawar

December 6, 2019

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Health Dr Hisham Inamullah Khan has said more than 400 doctors will be recruited soon to meet the shortage of doctors in remote areas of the province.

He said the Health Department had recently started recruitment on contract basis to meet the shortage of doctors, and added that the process was in the final stages of appointment. This was expressed by provincial health minister in a meeting with Special Assistant to Chief Minister on Industries, Abdul Karim, here on Thursday. Abdul Karim apprised health minister about the shortage of doctors and other staff at healthcare centers in Swabi District and requested to address staff shortage on emergency basis.

The minister said the government was striving to improve medical facilities in the province. “We are striving hard to overcome human resource shortage at hospitals in Swabi and across the province,” he added.