KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken suo moto notice on conditions of Government Hospitals in Karachi and called report from concerned departments with directions to all the Medical Superintendents to appear in Court in person on 13.01.2018 (Saturday) at Supreme Court Branch Registry, Karachi.
The Supreme Court has also asked health officials to bring a detailed report as to availability of equipments/emergency machinery/ i.e. ventilators, oxygen, incubators, OTs facility, Angiography Machines, CT Scan, MRI Ambulances, etc.
“Reports are desired to also explain the position as to availability of life saving drugs and the medicines that are being provided to the patients free of cost and the medicines which they have to purchase from the market,” a statement by the SC said.
The Chief Justice has further sought the details as to availability of required qualified doctors and nursing staff.
All the Medical Superintendents of Government Hospitals are required to be present in-person alongwith referred detailed reports reflecting the positions of respective hospitals.
Meanwhile Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan has also taken notice of admission in Private Medical Colleges in province of Sindh and called report from concerned authorities with notice for personal appearance including CEOs, owners of private medical colleges in Karachi and has fixed the matter for hearing on 13.01.2018 (Saturday) at Supreme Court Branch Registry, Karachi.