LAHORE - Health Department has started disposal of promotion cases of doctors, dental, surgeons, pharmacists and nurses and the departmental promotion committee has given approval to promotion of 65 new women medical officers to Grade 18, spokesman of Health department said on Thursday.

Additional Secretary Health (Admn.) Yawar Hussain said that 19 dental surgeons have been promoted to next Grade 18 to 19 and five dental surgeons from Grade 19 to 20.

Meanwhile 121 nurses have also been promoted from Grade 16 to 17.

 He said that 60 pharmacists have also been promoted from Grade 17 to 18.