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Mysterious Death Of Patient: PMDC Will Take Strict Action Against Shifa International

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) will take strict action against the reputed Shifa International Hospital as it failed to provide information of the four doctors allegedly involved in a mysterious death of Mohammad Nawaz, a resident of Islamabad, a source in PMDC told NayaDaur Media on the condition of anonymity.

The source said the PMDC reminded the hospital multiple times to submit the details.

Nawaz, who had died last month in the hospital, was the father of Shabana Hameed – deputy director at the Ministry of Human Rights.

Shabana, the complainant, had nominated four doctors – Dr Ayesha, Dr Mehreen, Dr Mehnaz Ali Baloch and Dr Abdul Salam – for their negligence.

Later, the PMDC directed the hospital to submit comments regarding the event, the patient’s record and the registration details of the doctors in 12 days. It had also warned that in case of failure, the case would be placed under the supervision of disciplinary committee for further action.

Also read: Patient’s Death: PMDC Directs Shifa International Hospital To Submit Details of Doctors Who Had Allegedly Shown Negligence

When NayaDaur Media contacted with another source in PMDC, he confirmed the news and said the Shifa International didn’t respond during the given time period.

He said the case would be forwarded to the committee which was to decide the nature of action against the hospital.

The PMDC spokesperson said a meeting would soon be convened and notice issued to the hospital.

NayaDaur Media sent multiple questions and made calls to Shifa International spokesperson Faiza but she didn’t respond till the filing this report.


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