KARACHI: The Lawyers for Human Rights and Legal Aid (LHRLA) organized an event at the Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) expressing solidarity with medical and healthcare professionals who are fighting the coronavirus at the forefront.
Representatives from the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA), Bar Council, Bar Association, Young Doctors Association (YDA), and administrative officers of the CHK were present on occasion.
Senior lawyer Zia Ahmed Awan, Dr Shershah Syed, Chairman, Edhi Foundation, Faisal Edhi, Medical Superintendent, CHK, Dr Khadim Hussain Qureshi, Dr Ismail Memon, Dr Ghafoor Shoro, and Dr Nusrat Shah also participated in the event.
Addressing the event, Zia Ahmed Awan said that doctors, nurses, and paramedical staff are at the forefront of dealing with coronavirus patients, and we must respect them.
Secretary-General, PMA Centre, Dr Qaisar Sajjad, said that medical and healthcare professionals are treating high-risk coronavirus patients round the clock, and the efforts of the medical staff are highly appreciable.
MS, CHK, Dr Khadim Hussain Qureshi, thanked the LHRLA for organizing a solidarity event for healthcare professionals.