JPMC BSc Nursing programme admissions
Admission to BSc Nursing Programme
Islamabad, Feb 11: The Senate Standing Committee on Health has directed the Ministry of
Health to scrutinise admissions/ deputations given to charge nurses in the BSc
Nursing Programme since 2006 at the Jinnah Post Graduate Medical College (JPMC)
Karachi and submit a detailed report to the committee by the end of
The meeting, presided over by Senator Abdul Razzak A Thahim,
discussed in detail the alleged unjust and discriminatory treatment meted out to
some charge nurses in connection with granting admission/deputation for BSc
Nursing Programme by the Executive/Deputy Director of the JPMC, Karachi.
The committee directed the Ministry to chalk out a viable strategy in
this regard. Regarding representation of Sindh in the Pakistan Medical and
Dental Council (PMDC), the committee observed that Sindh should be given its due
representation. Earlier, senior officials of the JPMC informed the committee
about the procedure adopted for granting admission to the charge nurses in the
BSc Nursing Programme. It was informed that the grant of admission/deputation
was meant to facilitate health care centre at the JPMC. Moreover, admission in
the programme also helped in the career development and enhancement of
It was also informed that the executive director/deputy
executive director neither used any discretionary powers nor deviated from
established rules while granting deputations. Minister for Health Mir Aijaz
Hussain Jhakrani and Parliamentary Secretary for Health Miss Mehreen Bhutto in
their statements said that all-out efforts would be made to ensure merit in the
admission process and an inquiry would be conducted into the complaints of the
The minister said the government fully realised the
importance of the health sector and, therefore, a comprehensive health policy
was being formulated to priorities the areas that remained neglected during the
past. He said the draft policy would be shared with the health committees of the
Senate and the National Assembly to seek their input on its various aspects and
that all the stakeholders would be taken into confidence before finalising it.
The meeting was attended by senators Razina Alam Khan, Dr Abdul Khaliq
Pirzada, Rehana Baloch, Syed Javed Ali Shah, Dr Kauser Firdaus, Abdul Rashid,
Prof Sajid Mir, Dr Khalid Mahmood Soomro besides senior officials of the
Ministry of Health and the JPMC Karachi and the PMDC.
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"plz tell me about the admission n bsc nursing"
City, Country: dir kpk
"Mery marks 52% hin kia main bsc nurrsing mi admission ly skta hon? agr ly skta hon to admission ky bary mi kuch bataien"
Name: Abdul hameed
City, Country: Multan, pakistan
"I wanna take admission in 1st year [nursing] in jinnah postgraduate medical centre. Plz tell me about it?"
Name: Rehana jan quraishi
City, Country: Karachi, Pakistan
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