District: Punjab govt. appoints 317 doctors on contact basis

Sialkot: The Punjab government has appointed as many as 317 doctors on three-year contact basis for activating and functionalizing as many as 100 Rural Health Centers (RHCs) and Basic Health Units (BHUs), lying non-functional since long due to non-availability of the doctors, in Gujranwala Division’s all the six Sialkot , Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Baha ud Din, Hafizabad and Gujranwala districts.

Commissioner Gujranwala Division Khawaja Shamail Ahmed disclosed this while talking to the newsmen here. He said that the appointment letters were being distributed among these doctors through their respective EDOs (health), in this regard.