IT was November 2007 when we got admission to Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS). We are the batch who was experimented for the new semester system examination in LUMHS.

We tasted all those experiments done on our batch with a hope that we would become the first batch to complete the five-year MBBS course in time.

For that purpose we took efforts ourselves and accepted all those new rules the university imposed on us and, finally, completed our graduation on time in December 2012. But since then we are at the mercy of our fate.

All the 360 fresh MBBS graduates are still waiting for house jobs. We protested earlier before our final year examinations and we were on hunger strike at the Hyderabad Press Club for many days.

At that time our university administration assured us of starting house jobs on time.

But none of the LUMHS officials is serious about resolving our issue now and says they have nothing to do with house job as this issue concerns the Sindh government.

In the light of this statement by LUMHS officials, we all do not have any opportunity to raise the issue directly with the Sindh health department. Our senior batch has started their house job in February and if we are not overlapped with them, then we have to wait for a year to practise our skill and serve the suffering humanity.

Waiting for a year to practise medicine is a wastage of time for us as our nation will be deprived of 360 doctors for a year. We request the PMDC and the ministry concerned to look into the matter.

DR ALI MUHAMMAD DAHRI Nawabshah

Updated Apr 01, 2013 03:05am

More From This Section

Calling from abroad

I HAVE been experiencing great difficulty in making telephone calls to Pakistan these days. The quality of sound is...

Noise pollution

MODERN research has shown that the level of noise above a certain limit is harmful to our health and is responsible...

Pakistani bonds

THIS refers to recent news reports on Pakistan bonds. I think the issue was good news for US fund managers. Most of...

Killing bustards

IT is unfortunate that a dignitary from a Muslim state could come over and kill 2,100 of our precious and protected...

Comments (4) (Closed)


waleed raza
Apr 01, 2013 08:00am
its already being 4 months now. The government should take immediate steps for accommodating the batch.
dr sikander
Apr 01, 2013 10:37am
apply to different hospitals as honorary house officers u will get through baad mein u can apply for paid
Pak Patriot
Apr 01, 2013 04:42pm
It is only in Pak that people rely on the govt to creat jobs in govt service. Govt's job is to run the province / country. It is the govt which facilitates the environment for job creation. The private sector creates jobs.
Muhib
Apr 02, 2013 04:05am
"Waiting for a year to practise medicine is a wastage of time for us as our nation will be deprived of 360 doctors for a year" who says pakistan needs doctors. Pakistan needs bilawal.