Health sector accountability—whose domain?

It was shocking news for Abdul Razzaq when he came to know that he had been diagnosed with cancer. The painful saga continued and he lost his complete hand up-to shoulder in two different surgeries.

“I had fever and visited a doctor for checkup, he gave me an injection. However, instead of recovering, my arm swelled; this continued for weeks. I suffered pain and inflammation in my hand and finally my hand was chopped off by the doctors for fear that cancer may not affect other parts of my body,” explained Razzaq his painful ordeal that he encountered in quest to defeat a seasonal fever, never knowing he would end up in such a nightmare.

The relatives of Abdul Razzaq disclosed that he had visited a quack in Mastung and it is believed that not only the doctor was fake but also the injection could have been of a poor quality.

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