Sindh to pay one month’s salary as bonus to medical professionals

The Ministry of Health in Sindh has decided to give one month’s basic salary as a bonus to medical professionals in the province,the Pakistan Paediatric Association announced on Friday.

The decisions were taken in a meeting between Sindh Health Minister Dr Azra Pechuhu and a delegation of the PPA

According to a press release issued by the PPA, the provincial health care commission has been told to ensure that salaries of medical professional are not deducted.

“If a doctor is affected by COVID-19, he will be allowed treatment at any designated private hospital and expenses will be borne by the government of Sindh,” the press release said.

The paramedics and doctors who lost their lives to coronavirus will be given Shuhada package which will be announced soon.

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