Financial Crisis Overshadows Public Hospitals in Islamabad & Lahore
Shortage of Essential Medical Equipment
"The situation is true, but not to the extent implicated. It is an everyday scenario for us, so there is nothing new here. In my case there is no issue with the salary. As far as I know the nurses on strike have some issues with the terms of their job, so there might be some smoke behind the fire there. But working at PIMS has always had its challenges. The shortage of medication, radiology films is an ongoing issue, but nothing that has happened just now," the doctor told Sputnik India on the condition of anonymity.
Compromised Patient’s Care
Sustainable Solutions and Adequate Financing
“Advocates for healthcare reform say that a sustainable and concrete financial framework is needed to ensure the functioning of public hospitals, which serve as a lifeline for a significant portion of the population. But when will these reforms take place, no one knows," he said.