Wed, Oct

President announces medal for hospital head


president-ghani-visit-hospitalPresident Mohammad Ashraf Ghani to award medal to the head of Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan Hospital in recognitions of his services, a statement from the Presidential Palace said.

During his visit to the hospital, the president said: “The services of the government hospital have been improved since last 100 days.”

Three months earlier, the president in a surprise visit had dismissed a number of employees and medical practitioners of the hospital over mismanagement and offering poor health services.

However, the president in his latest visit to the hospital lauded the performance of doctors and management. He announced “to award best services award to the hospital official.”

He expressed satisfaction following working out a five year plan for the development of the hospital. He said a commission would be formed to ensure the implementation of the plan.

The president urged international community to help train medical staff of the hospital and provide them with scholarships.