Action sought against doctors for negligence. Poor man died due to no Oxygen in ambulance.
By: Gul Hamaad Farooqi
CHITRAL: Orphan children of 40 years old Haista Khan late urged on provincial government for taking action against doctors of Drosh and Chitral hospital. Talking to local journalists brothers and children of Haistan Khan said that Haista Khan of Shahnigar Drosh was sick who was rushed to Tehsil Headquarters hospital Drosh 0n 8th Dec some 45 KM from here. But his condition were worsen and was referred to teaching hospital Peshawar but there was no Ambulance in THQ Hospital and the remaining were out of order.
They said that we approached to district Health Officer Dr. Israrullah Khan and MS of DHQ Hospital Dr. Faizul Mulk who arranged an ambulance from RHC Koghuzi but there was no oxygen gas cylinder in that. Hence the driver went back to carry oxygen gas cylinder and came after one day.
They said that they left for Peshawar but on one hand condition of Ambulance was bad while on the other hand the existing Oxygen finished after a few minutes as a result Haista Khan expired on his way before reaching hospital.
His daughters crying and weeping said with tearing eyes that Haista Khan left 4 daughters and 1 son who are all under age and there is no source of income for his family. They said that we moved an application to District Police officer Chitral for lodging FIR against doctors who involved in negligence as a result Haista Khan died but police not lodged FIR against them. They said that we also sent application to chief Minister KPK but action on the same is still awaited.
They demanded from provincial government as well as chief justice Peshawar high Court for taking stern action against doctors of hospital as well as high ups of health department who not provided ambulance to Haista Khan timely as a result he died. But they providing all facilities to influential people and ignoring poor one. They warned that if no action was taken against them they will came on roads to register their protest.