Newly employed medical superintendent of the Bahawal Victoria Hospital (BVH) Dr Muhammad Younus Warraich has banned denims within the hospital and made dupatta or scarf necessary for the ladies medical officers (WMOs) and paramedics, Majeed Gill reported for Dawn.
The brand new gown code has been launched reportedly by the brand new head of the hospital to ‘preach Islam and reform the society’.
A notification signed by Mr Warraich, titled as, DRESS CODE RULES IN B.V. HOSPITAL BAHAWALPUR PREMISES consisted of two classes of ‘ALLOWED’ and ‘NOT ALLOWED’.
The letter provides the record of the attire, which aren’t permitted within the hospital. It consists of “denims/tights (however solely with knee-length shirt), high-up trousers/capri above ankle, tight fitted garments, see-through garments, heavy/cheesy bangles or rings, sleeveless/half sleeves garments, heavy make-up (particularly darkish lipsticks), untied lengthy hair, excessive heels (making loud sounds and turning heads of everybody), excessive hairstyles (particularly excessive buns just like the hump of camels), low neckline (back and front), nail paint on lengthy nails, slippers and anklets (Pazaib)”.
The “ALLOWED” class consists of, “shalwar kameez or trousers with lengthy shirts, dupatta/scarf, minimal jewellery like studs/tops, easy ring, or a sequence with locket, sleeves under the elbow, lab coat (obligatory in hospital premises), maternity robes/appropriate attire (throughout antenatal interval) and scrubs with lengthy sleeves that may be folded for females”.
It’s notable that the code seems to be to be principally women-centric.
Speaking to Dawn, Mr Warraich confirmed that lab coats and maternity robes throughout operations are actually obligatory on the hospital premises together with dupatta/scarf with minimal jewelry for ladies medical officers. Explaining the transfer, he mentioned the step had been taken to evangelise Islam, promote non secular values and reform society.