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Donning her protective gear every morning, Asia Ashfaq musters strength for a hectic day ahead. She is a technologist at the Tehsil Head Quarter Hospital in Kamoki, Punjab. Like millions of doctors and health workers worldwide, Asia is also serving at the frontline to defeat coronavirus or COVID-19, while risking her own life.
“It is a difficult time for all of us. But we should not lose hope and do what is necessary; that includes practising social distancing and staying home for the safety of our loved ones,” says Asia.
A graduate of the TCF School in Minhala, Asia pursued a B.Sc Honours in Operation Theater Management before joining the hospital. Her father, who supported Asia throughout her journey is now retired from his job as physical training teacher at a Government school. TCF is extremely proud of Asia and applauds all healthcare workers who are working extremely hard every day to save lives.
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