Wednesday Jul 22, 2020
KARACHI: Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) Executive Director Dr Seemin Jamali on Wednesday said that she has been diagnosed with colon cancer.
Speaking to a private news channel, the top health professional said that she had not been publicly active as she was undergoing chemotherapy for the disease.
"I have never shied away from my duties despite the diagnosis," Dr Jamali said.
Dr Jamali's journey started in Nawabshah where she attended medical school and years later joined Jinnah Hospital to serve the people of Pakistan at a government facility.
She has been serving as executive director since November 2016 for what is one of the largest public healthcare facilities in the country.
Since then, she been the face of the hospital and has been the first point of contact whenever medical emergencies take place in Karachi.