PESHAWAR: The health department has issued posted two male and as many female doctors to Tehsil Headquarters (THQ) Hospital Drosh.
According to a notification, Dr Haroon Mustafa, Dr Azmat Wali Shah, Dr Zahida Parveen and Dr Syeda Nargis Parveen would report to the THQ hospital from Peshawar.
They are currently working at Hayatabad Medical Complex and Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar.
Due to shortage of doctors and unavailability of female doctors at the THQ hospital, people of Drosh recently held a protest demonstration and sit-in.
It may be recalled that the health department in a notification on Sept 25, 2019, had posted Dr Azmat Wali Shah to THQ hospital Drosh and Dr Haroon Mustafa to THQ hospital Drosh along with a female doctor but they managed to retain themselves posted in Peshawar.
In the past, the government on the pressure of people arranged doctors to the hospital but soon after taking over they got themselves transferred to urban areas.