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Sindh govt. suspends Civil hospital doctor over Dr Furqan’s death

The inquiry report concluded "misjudgment" on part of a medical officer at Civil Hospital was the cause of his death.

Dr-furqan-deathThe services of Civil Hospital's Dr. Jagdesh Kumar were suspended after investigating the death of Dr. Furqan - OyeYeah News
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Sindh government has suspended a Civil hospital doctor over Dr. Furqan’s death after the inquiry.

Dr. Furqan who recently retired from the Karachi Institute of Heart Disease as chief medical officer died after contracting coronavirus on Sunday, 4th May.

The inquiry report had recommended initiation of disciplinary proceedings against Dr. Jagdesh for “his misjudgment”.

The services of Civil Hospital’s Dr. Jagdesh Kumar were suspended after investigating the death of Dr. Furqan.

A notification issued by the provincial health department said, “The services of Dr. Jagdesh Kumar are hereby placed under suspension”.

 As an inquiry held into the death of Dr. Furqan from coronavirus had concluded in its report that “misjudgment” on part of a medical officer at Civil Hospital was the cause of his death.

The government of Sindh on Monday had formed a committee to probe into the causes which led to the unfortunate death of Karachi’s retired consultant, Dr. Furqan.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.