POST Graduate Medical Institute to honour nurse

LAHORE:POST Graduate Medical Institute/Lahore General Hospital (PGMI/LGH) Principal Prof Dr Tariq Salah-ud-Din while terming the demised student nurse Asma Kanwal as martyr has demanded the government award her Tamgha-e-Shujaat, as she offered her life fighting for national cause to curb the dengue.

He also stressed the Punjab government to ensure financial assistance for the bereaved family.

These views were expressed by him during a condolence meeting called with reference to the death of LGH nurse student Asma Kanwal due to dengue virus on Wednesday. MS LGH Dr. Zafar Akram, Senior Professors, Principal Nursing School, nursing administration and a large number of nursing students condoled during the meeting.

The 17-year-old Asma Kanwal, belonging to Kot Addu, joined the nursing profession last year in January with a passion to serve the ailing humanity. Ten days back, she suffered dengue fever when she was busy in serving patients in dengue ward.

She fainted and was immediately shifted to ICU where she breathed her last when doctors failed to save her life.The news.

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