Special Budget Should be allocated to Physical Therapy services in Hospitals: PPTA

Pakistan Physical Therapy Association Chairman Dr. Ashfaq Ahmad along with Federal General Secretary Dr.Aamir Saeed and President PPTA Punjab Dr. Shazia spoke about the importance of inclusion of physical therapists in the hospital healthcare system. Dr. Ashfaq said that special budget should be allocated to Physical Therapy departments across Pakistan to enhance the quality and provision of Physical Therapy services in hospitals. Dr. Shazia was of the view that a proper service structure should be implemented to safeguard the interests of physical therapists working in the government sector. The government needs to understand that Physical Therapy is an integral part of Healthcare system. Dr.Aamir Saeed urged the government that Physical Therapy council should be formed as soon as possible.