HCiD working group meeting
The working group of the community of concern for the protection of healthcare held its 3rd meeting at Khyber Medical University (KMU) Peshawar. The meeting was facilitated by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) under its Health Care in Danger (HCiD) initiative. The meeting was chaired by the Chairman of the Working Group Dr. Farooq Jamil, Special Secretary for Health and the Vice-Chancellor KMU Dr. Zia ul Haq was the co-chair at the occasion, Member of KP Provincial Assembly Ms. Humera Khatoon was the special guest, Chief KP Health Services Reforms Unit (HSRU) Dr. Asghar Khan was also present at the meeting. Representatives of Department of Health KP, KMU, Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar, Rehman Medical Institute, North West General Hospital, Institute of Paramedic Sciences and Public Health Association, Rescue 1122, Public Health Association KP attended the meeting.
The meeting was held to review the plan of action for the dissemination of the newly passed law of “The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Healthcare Service Providers and Facilities (Prevention of Violence and Damage to Property) Bill, 2020”.