CE KTH calls strike of Health Coordination Council as illegal

Peshawar: Today during the strike of Health Coordination Council at KTH Dr. Umar Ayub Khan Chief Executive KTH/KMC/KCD Peshawar along with Dr. Muhammad Zafar Afridi Medical Supdt: KTH visited various OPD’s, diagnostic departments and operation theatre and took strong action in condemning the strike being illegal in the light of essential services act.

He issued orders for breaking the locks of the consultant OPD clinics and directed all concerned staff to start the OPDs and those who violate will be punished under the essential services act. The specialists of concerned units started examination of patients in the OPDs accordingly, who were provided full security cover.

Moreover the operation theatres are also open where surgeries are being performed by the units as per schedule, says a press release issued here by the Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar.