Closure of Medical Educational Institutions in Punjab Due to Covid-19

No. SO (ME) 7-6/2020 (Corona). In compliance with the decision of the Cabinet Committee on COVID 19, the following instructions are hereby issued for immediate compliance by all the concerned:

    1. In continuation of this Department’s notification dated 12th March 2021, all the public and private Medical Universities/ Colleges, Dental Colleges, Nursing Schools/Colleges, Paramedical /Allied Health Sciences Schools/Colleges shall remain closed from 29th March 2021 till 11th April 2021. However, the staff and faculty of these institutions involved in clinical duties/ medical cover shall remain on duty. The decision to relieve faculty and/or other staff, not involved in clinical duties, may be taken by the concerned Vice Chancellor/Principal.
    2. As regards, Nursing students involved in clinical duties, this Department’s instructions issued vide order No. SO (N&AHSE) 6-8/2019 dated 25/3/2021 shall be followed by the concerned Principals, Nursing Schools. However, classroom teaching and other gatherings are not allowed till 11th April 2021.
    3. All the examinations of public and private MBBS& BDS students, Nursing Students, Paramedical /Allied Health Sciences Students shall continue to be conducted as scheduled.
    4. No sports/ cultural/another event should be held in the public and private Medical Colleges, Dental Colleges, Nursing Schools/Colleges, Paramedical /Allied Health Sciences Schools/Colleges till further orders.

   3.The Vice-Chancellor, University of Health Sciences, Lahore shall ensure implementation of these instructions by all the affiliated private sector Medical and Dental Colleges in Punjab.

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