Nurses demo against alleged harassment

KARACHI: Young Nurses Association (YNA) on Thursday organized a peaceful protest demonstration at Dr Ruth Pfau, Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) against alleged harassment of some nurses at Civil Hospital Mirpurkhas.

The protest demonstration was jointly organised by YNA, Karachi Division and YNA CHK Unit.

The protesters were led by Senior Vice President, YNA, Sindh, Salamti Khokhar and other office-bearers. A large number staff nurses and student nurses of School of Nursing CHK participated in it.

The protesters said alleged harassment of staff nurses and student nurses at Civil Hospital Mirpurkhas and other healthcare facilities has become common which is causing unrest in nursing community.

They demanded of the Sindh government to remove the doctors who were allegedly involved in harassments of nurses at workplace so that such incident cannot occur in other health facilities.