LAHORE - The Young Doctors Association (YDA) Punjab chapter issued a schedule of seminars/protest rallies in various hospitals in the province to press for the demand of implementation of service structure and issues relating to improvement in healthcare facilities.

Addressing a press conference at Jinnah Hospital on Wednesday, YDA Punjab leadership announced that the protest movement would start with a seminar and demonstration at Jinnah Hospital Lahore on December 16.

Seminars and demonstrations would be arranged at Services Hospital Lahore on December 19, in Nishtar Hospital and Children’s Hospital Multan on December 22, in Mayo Hospital, Lahore on December 24, in Children’s Hospital Lahore on December 25, in Shaikh Zayed Hospital Rahim Yar Khan on December 29, in Punjab Institute of Cardiology Lahore on December 31.

The YDA announced protest in de'Montmorency College of Dentistry Lahore on January 1, 2015, in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Lahore on January 5, in DHQ Hospital Rawalpindi on January 7, in Lahore General Hospital Lahore on January 8, in Allied Hospital Faisalabad on January 12, in DG Khan Medical College and DHQ Hospital DG Khan on January 14, in Benazir Bhutto Hospital/Holy Family Hospital Rawalpindi on January 15 and in Shaikh Zayed Hospital Lahore on January 16.

YDA will conclude its movement with seminar and protest rally in Bahawal Victoria Hospital Bahawalpur and Aziz Bhatti Shaheed Hospital Gujrat on January 17, 2015.

Delegates MEET CPSP president:

Fellows of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan from Khawaja Muhammad Safdar Medical College, Islam Medical College and CMH Sialkot called on CPSP President Prof Zafar Ullah Chaudhry at Regional Center Lahore.

He briefed fellows about the international achievements of the college. He said that CPSP believed in the best education and training in medical education. The fellows had proved their worth in the medical profession the world over.

Prof Khalid Masood Gondal, DGIR, said that the e-log system of CPSP was being appreciated throughout the world. The developed countries were seeking help from CPSP for its implementation. He said the existing CPSP council had taken many steps for the betterment of the college and fellows.