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LHWs seek regularization of jobs

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SHANGLA: The Shangla lady health workers have threatened to boycott from corona vaccination and anti-polio drives for not regularizing them in the budget and not giving service structure promised by secretory health and government representatives with them.
According to a statement, an emergency meeting of the local chapter of the association was held with its district president Shahid Khan in the chair at Maira Bisham on Saturday to chalk out a strategy against the government for not accepting their demands regarding service structure and regularization.
It said that the KP government authorities had made a promise with them during a meeting after a week long sit-in staged at D chowk in Islamabad that their demands would be accepted in which a written agreement was also signed with the LHWs association provincial leadership.
The statement said they were the most neglected government servants with the lowest salaries and government was failed to fulfill its promise of regularizing them.
It said the LHWs were nowadays performing multiple duties even not fallen in their job description and playing a key role in covid-19 vaccination by referring people to the centers and educating them.
The statement mentioned that the LHWs program provincial association decided LHWs across the province would take to streets and boycott from all kind of duties including the covid-19 vaccination and anti-polio campaigns that would continue unless the KP government did not issue notification of the LHWs service structure and regularization.

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