Tag: Transgender

Pakistan’s first transgender doctor lands job in Karachi’s JPMC

Pakistan’s first transgender doctor, Sara Gill, has been offered a house job by Karachi’s Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC). It said that on the directions of PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah had instructed the management at Karachi’s biggest government-run hospital to offer employment to Dr Sara Gill immediately. Dr. Gill graduated from Jinnah Medical and Dental College last month.

KP’s first transgender person with MPhil degree wishes to stop dancing but society won’t let her

The first transgender person of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with an MPhil degree has said that she would leave her role of a dancer as soon as she manages to secure a dignified job. Chocolate, who hails from Charsadda has an MPhil degree in finance and accounting. Chocolate says that ‘dancing’ is not her profession by preference, but because there’s no other alternative.

PTI government decides to distribute Sehat Insaf Cards to transgender community

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has decided to provide the transgender community with free medical services through the Sehat Insaf Card Program. Prime Minister PM Khan distributed the cards among the transgender persons in a special ceremony held in PM House. Under the scheme, the treatment for angioplasty, brain surgery, cancer and other diseases will be done free of cost.

K-P hospitals to set up separate wards for transgender community

The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to set up separate wards for transgender persons in all public hospitals in a bid to avoid discrimination and ease medical facilitation for the marginalised community. The K-P CM called for immediate medical services to the transgender community in all government hospitals and other healthcare institutions in the province.