LAHORE: Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) is concerned about the increasing number of doctor deaths in the country due to the corona virus.
In a press statement on Friday, PMA (Central) Secretary General Dr. SM Qaisar Sajjad said that in the past 24 hours, two doctors, Dr. Sana Fatima from Lahore and Dr. Zubair Ahmed from Quetta, died of the corona virus. A few days ago Dr. Naeem Agha died in Quetta due to the corona virus.
He said all doctors were frontline soldiers in the fight against coronavirus. “We are sorry for the sad deaths of doctors. Being a frontline soldier, doctors are most often affected by coronavirus. Positive cases of coronavirus in doctors are increasing rapidly.
They went to isolation which caused a shortage of doctors, “said PMA office officials. “Doctor protection is a very serious problem and we are continuing to improve our voice for it. We have written letters to the prime minister and the chief minister. Unfortunately, there are deficiencies because which doctors suffer, “he said.
Now, after the lockdown, almost every trade and business is opened and in this case Covid-19 cases and the number of deaths is increasing day by day. With the increasing number of patients, the government must improve facilities in hospitals.
The number of trained staff, beds, ventilators, C-pap and Bi-pap must be increased in all corona-designated hospitals. The carrier of the office of the Pakistan Medical Association said, “The situation is getting worse day by day for health workers, so we once again call on all authorities to take appropriate steps to protect frontline soldiers.”
The government, doctors, political parties and religious parties must play their part in creating awareness in the community to adopt all preventive measures needed to avoid the corona virus, he said.
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