Saturday, March 2, 2024

Former Executive Director of Jinnah, Dr. Seemi Jamali Passed Away

Dr. Seemin Jamali, the former executive director of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), passed away on Saturday. She had been undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Karachi due to her deteriorating health. Dr. Jamali was a cancer patient.

Her funeral prayers will be held at the JPMC mosque on Sunday afternoon. Last week, there were false rumors about her death circulating on social media, but her family had clarified that they were untrue.

Dr. Jamali was born in Karachi and graduated from Nawabshah Medical College in 1986. She joined JPMC in 1988 and obtained her master’s degree in Primary Healthcare Management from Thailand in 1993. She took charge of the emergency department at JPMC in 1995 and also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Emergency Care in the United States.

In December 2022, Dr. Seemin Jamali was appointed as a Member of the Sindh Public Service Commission (SPSC). She received the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (2019) and Women Achievement Awards for her contributions in the field of medicine.

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