Karachi (Staff Report): The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan has ordered the formation of an inspection team which will monitor private medical colleges and hospitals in Sindh.
A hearing of suo motu cases regarding the state of public hospitals and admission issues in private medical colleges in Sindh held today where the decision decision to set up the five-member inspection team was taken.
According to details, the CJP remarked that the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) will not register any more medical colleges.
He further stated that admissions process in private medical colleges is directly under the supervision of the court and that forms are being sent to private medical colleges which they are required to fill and submit back to the court.
Further affidavits from medical superintendents of public hospitals are also summoned by the court.
Whichever medical college, hospital fails to meet the standard requirements will be held responsible, the CJP observed.
On Friday, during the hearing of a case related to the Pakistan Medical and Dental case the chief justice remarked that the SC did not want to close down all medical colleges, adding that they were only against those with poor standards.