Thursday, May 26, 2022

Dr Zafar Mirza launches ‘Yaran-e-Watan’ for overseas Pakistani health professionals

Dr Zafar Mirza launches ‘Yaran-e-Watan’ for overseas Pakistani health professionals
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza launched ‘Yaran-e-Watan’, an online initiative for overseas Pakistani health professionals to enable them to become part of the national fight against coronavirus. Addressing a press conference on Thursday, Zafar Mirza said that the platform had been formed to enable Pakistani doctors to contribute to the country’s fight against coronavirus. “All health experts can register themselves on the website yaranewatan.gov.pk,” he added. The special assistant said that services of Pakistani doctors would be sought through the platform. “The contribution of overseas Pakistani doctors will be a good sign.” He said that the initiative had been launched in collaboration with Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development with support from the Pakistani diaspora health organizations. The special assistant said that the platform will help utilize the full potential of the heterogeneous diaspora community, including medical doctors, nurses, pharmacists, administrators, health economists, public health professionals and other professionals, in assisting development of Pakistan's health sector.