KARACHI: Provincial Nurses Association (PNA) Sindh on Tuesday staged a sit-in outside the Karachi Press Club (KPC) for time-scale promotions, against the delay in implementation four-tier formula and health professional allowance.
The protesters were carrying banners and placards inscribed different slogans. A large number of male and female nurses from government hospitals of Karachi and nursing institutes participated in the sit-in.
PNA Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi President Sajjad Jamali on the occasion said that those nurses in Sindh have been facing multiple problems but authorities of Sindh health department are not serious to resolve the problems being faced by nurses.
He informed that PNA has presented a charter of demands to Sindh government including demands like health professional allowance, timescale promotions, new a timescale of nurses, teaching allowance, DDO powers to principals, residential colony for nurses, establishment of nursing university and regularization.