Afghan Refugee Doctor Saving Lives Of COVID-19 Patients In Pakistan
In difficult times of countrywide health crisis due to the deadly coronavirus outbreak, an Afghan refugee Dr Saleema Rehman has earned praise for fighting COVID-19 at frontlines in Pakistan.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees paid tribute to the refugee doctor, serving humanity in the hour of utmost need. Dr Saleema is currently rendering her services at Pakistan’s Holy Family Hospital in Rawalpindi.
The UNHCR Represntation for EU Affairs took to Twitter to applaud the doctor and said, “At Holy Family Hospital in Rawalpindi, Afghan refugee Dr Saleema Rehman provides a lifeline to some of the poorest people in Pakistan”.
At Holy Family Hospital🏥 in Rawalpindi, Afghan refugee Dr Saleema Rehman provides a lifeline to some of the poorest people in Pakistan.
— UNHCR Representation for EU Affairs (@Refugees_EU) April 7, 2020
To date, the national toll of coronavirus has risen to 4194, with the provincial governments of Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Balochistan confirming 2108, 1036, 527, 210 cases respectively. The government officials have confirmed 60 coronavirus deaths across the country.
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