In farewell speech, Justice Ejaz Afzal deplores Pakistan?s poor healthcare
ISLAMABAD: Justice Ejaz Afzal, who retired on Monday after achieving superannuation nowadays, deplored the deficient well being amenities to be had in Pakistan whilst addressing a full-court reference.
He remarked that fundamental well being gadgets (BHUs) were marred with loss of personnel and drugs around the nation.
The deficient don’t have any different possibility than to shuttle to towns to hunt remedy, he identified. “The BHUs refer deficient sufferers to District Head Quarters, which then refer them search remedy at pricey hospitals.”
Additionally, he lamented the insufficient amenities to be had in public hospitals. “The equipment at position within the hospitals is both no longer operating or no longer getting used,” he shared.
Justice Afzal remarked that the docs search to generate income via running personal clinics. “Medical doctors perform personal clines and ship sufferers of personal laboratories,” he added.
The SC pass judgement on additionally famous that there’s neither blank ingesting water nor good-quality meals to be had for the folk from unprivileged categories. “Folks aren’t even fed two times an afternoon or have get right of entry to to fundamental well being amenities.”
At the schooling sector, he remarked that the location is so dangerous that one of the most faculties in far-flung spaces are not any higher than ‘bhoot bangla‘ [haunted house].
“If it ever rains, then the raindrops fall at once at the flooring of the universities, no longer on their roofs,” he added.
Born on Would possibly 18, 1953, in Mansehra, Justice Ejaz Afzal were given promoted to function the Superb Court docket pass judgement on on November 17, 2011.
After serving because the pass judgement on of the Peshawar Prime Court docket for 9 years, he used to be appointed Leader Justice on October 20, 2009.
Justice Afzal has heard various necessary instances, together with the Panama Papers case which resulted in the disqualification of former top minister Nawaz Sharif. He had additionally heard instances concerning lacking individuals and Orange Line Metro Educate, and contempt hearings in opposition to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz member Nehal Hashmi and Minister of State for Inner Tallal Chaudhry.
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