Karachi: The federal authorities took again management of the three main hospitals in Karachi from the Sindh authorities, whereas it additionally took management of the Sheikh Zayed Hospital in Lahore.
The notification issued by the Federal Ministry of National Health states to the administration of Jinnah Hospital, NICVD and NICH that no equipment or gear will probably be transferred from these hospitals. All new particulars of hospitals will probably be despatched to the Federal Ministry of National Health.
Meanwhile, the Federally run Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center in Karachi after the passage of the 18th Amendment to the earlier PPP authorities concerning the granting of provincial autonomy to the provinces. The National Institute of Cardiology and the National Institute of Pediatric Health have been subordinated to the Provincial Government of Sindh, after which the three hospitals have been administratively subordinated to the Sindh Health Department and the executive heads of those three hospitals have been transferred to the Provincial Health Department. Reporting directions and common notifications have been additionally issued.
The choice was later challenged within the High Court by workers of the three hospitals, which remained within the Supreme Court for a number of years. Before the federal authorities got here beneath the provincial authorities, the staff of those three hospitals have been workers of the federal authorities. Hundreds of those workers approached the excessive court docket towards the administration of the hospitals by the provincial authorities. The case was pending within the court docket for a few years. The court docket in its choice had directed to convey these hospitals again beneath the jurisdiction of the federation together with Karachi and Lahore.
Employee providers when these three federal hospitals in Karachi have been introduced beneath the provincial authorities. Promotion. There have been different advanced points, together with retirement. However, within the federal funds for the present monetary 12 months, Jinnah Hospital in Karachi. An quantity of Rs. 13 billion has been allotted for NICH and NICVD hospitals.
Earlier, so long as these three hospitals have been beneath the provincial authorities, grants have been supplied to those hospitals by the Sindh authorities. It will probably be seen within the provincial funds for 2020-2021 that the provincial authorities has allotted funds for these hospitals. Or not.