Interaction with Media Regarding COVID-9 Pandemic

Government of the Punjab, Specialized Healthcare & Medical Education Department has issued the official Notification letter on 28th March, 2020 in connection with interaction with media regarding Covid-19 pandemic.

l am directed to refer to the subject cited above and to state that in the wake of prevailing situation of Covid-19 epidemic, a lot of misinformation being transmitted on electronic and print media.

l am further directed to inform that in pursuance of Rule 21 and 22 of Punjab Government Servants Conduct Rule 1966, the Competent Authority has directed that no officer/official of pubic sector hospitals/institutions under the administrative control of SHC & ME Department is allowed to give any statement or interview to the print or electronic media regarding Covid-9 pandemic without prior approval of the Competent Authority.

A list of experts shall be provided by Corona Experts Advisory Group (CEAG) of SHC & ME Department which shall be available to media for seeing any comment or expert opinion If any doctor considers him/herself an expert on the subject he/she may first seek experiment from CEAG.

Interaction with Media Regarding COVID-9 Pandemic

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