Honoring Pakistani healthcare workers who lost their lives on the front lines of COVID-19 pandemic
At least 17 healthcare workers have died from the coronavirus in the country, while over 1900 have contracted the virus.
While most Pakistanis are confined to their homes, Medical professionals continue to live on the front lines of the coronavirus epidemic.
At least 17 doctors, nurses and paramedic staff have died from the coronavirus in the country, while over 1900 have contracted the virus.
Today we are honoring the Pakistani healthcare workers who lost their lives while working on the front lines.
Name: Abdul Qadir Soomro
Dr. Abdul Qadir Somroo became the first health worker to succumb to the deadly coronavirus in Sindh. He contracted the disease while treating his patients.
Dr. Haq, the cardiologist who had recently retired from the KIHD, died after contracting the virus in May. He had also been associated with two private health facilities.
Dr. Naushad Hussain died of the disease after working with the suspected coronavirus patients at Hilal-e-Ahmer Hospital in Hyderabad.
Name: Muhammad Saleen
Name: Naeem Akhter
Dr. Naeem Akhtar was working as a psychologist at the Social Security Hospital in Lahore and was being treated at Services Hospital. PMA Gujranwala observed Black Day expressing grief over the death of the senior doctor.
Name: Rabia Tayyab
Dr. Rabia Tayyab hailed from Gujjar Khan in Rawalpindi. She graduated from the Quaid-i-Azam Medical College in Bahawalpur and was due to start her house job from May 1.
Name: Sana Fatima
Dr Sana Fatima was treating Covid-19 patients at Fatima Memorial Hospital.She was admitted to Doctors Hospital and Medical Centre on May the 20th after testing positive for the virus.
Name: Muhammad Saleen
Occupation: MBBS Student
Salman Tahir, an MBBS fourth year student of a private medical college in Lahore was admitted due to high fever, but he died in the ICU within 24 hours.
Name: Syed Nasir Ali
Dr. Syed Nasir Ali succumbed to the virus after falling ill for three days. He was running a private medical clinic in Faisalabad.
Name: Sadaf Jameel
Staff Nurse Sadaf Jameel was serving the corona patients in the isolation ward at the Gujrat hospital when her condition started to worsen, and she was put on a ventilator.
Occupation: Staff Nurse
Name: Delawar Khan
Name: Haji Munawar Khan
Name: Naeem Agha
Dr. Naeem Agha was the first doctor in Balochistan to have succumbed to the coronavirus after being infected with it.
Name: Aslam Mengal
Name: Zubair Ahmad
Dr. Zubair Ahmed Khan was the Trauma Centre In-charge of the Bolan Medical Complex Quetta. Khan was the second doctor to have died of the virus.
Name: Khanzada Shinwari
Dr. Khanzada Shinwari was working in Shifa Medical Center Hangu. He died of Covid-19 at the Khyber Teaching Hospital.
Name: Muhammad Javed
Dr. Mohammad Javed was an ENT specialist and had been working inside the Covid-19 ward of the Peshawar Hayatabad Medical Complex. He was on the front lines to fight the virus.
City: Gilgit Baltistan
Dr. Usama Riaz was the country’s first medic to die after contracting the novel coronavirus while treating the COVID-19 patients. He was treating the patients who recently returned from Iraq and Iran.
Name: Mussarat Dibar
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