In the fight against the corona-virus pandemic, which has cost thousands of precious lives all over the world, doctors and medical staff have emerged as the true brave warriors saving lives.
One such front-line fighter in the COVID-19 battle is Afghan refugee Dr. Saleema Rehman, who provides her services at the Family Hospital in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees paid tribute to the refugee doctor, serving humanity in the hour of utmost need.
In its post, the UNHCR Represntation for EU Affairs said: “ At Holy Family Hospital in Rawalpindi, Afghan refugee Dr Saleema Rehman provides a lifeline to some of the poorest people in Pakistan”.
In terms of coronavirus cases, Pakistan is among the worst-hit countries in South Asia, with tally traversing 4,000 as of Wednesday.
According to details, 2,030 patients have been tested positive for the epidemic in Punjab, 932 in Sindh, 500 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 211 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 202 in Balochistan, 83 in Islamabad and 19 in Azad Kashmir.