Pakistan evacuated foreign nationals, members of international organizations through air & land routes: President


PR No. 151/2021


Islamabad, September 23, 2021: Ambassador of Denmark to Pakistan, Lis Rosenholm, has said that her country is highly grateful to the Government of Pakistan for evacuating Danish citizens from Afghanistan. She expressed her gratitude on behalf of the people and the Government of Denmark to Pakistan for assisting Danish citizens in their evacuation during the difficult time. She expressed these views at a meeting with President Dr Arif Alvi regarding the promotion of medical ethics in the healthcare system of Pakistan, at Aiwan-e-Sadr, today.

          Talking to the Ambassador, the President said that Pakistan evacuated foreign nationals and members of international organizations through air and land routes. The Ambassador briefed the meeting about the medical ethical practices and high-quality healthcare system of Denmark. The meeting emphasized the need to inculcate ethical and best practices of health services delivery among health professionals. The President said that the medical professionals needed to discourage the practice of unnecessarily prescribing the anti-biotics. He said that it was the responsibility of health care workers, pharmaceuticals and other relevant organizations to promote medical ethics and discourage the excessive prescription of antibiotics to patients.

          The meeting was attended by Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, Dr Nosheen Hamid, Acting Vice-Chancellor of Health Services Academy (HSA), Islamabad, Dr Shahzad Ali Khan, Director Pharmacy, Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP), Mr Abdul Rasheed, and Registrar HSA, Mr Nadeem Sajjad.


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