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July 20, 2021

Best medical facilities being provided to people, says Yasmin

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July 20, 2021

LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Health Dr Yasmin Rashid on Monday presided over a meeting to review progress on different development schemes here at the Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education (SH&ME) Department.

According to SH&ME spokesperson, Secretary SH&ME Amir Jan, Technical Advisor Ajmal Bhatti, Additional Secretary Development Dr Asif Tufail, Chief Planning Officer Abdul Haq Bhatti, Dean Children Hospital Prof Masood Sadiq and Prof Javed Ch were present in the meeting.

On this occasion, Secretary SH&ME Amir Jan, Additional Secretary Development and Chief Planning Officer gave briefing to the minister on the ongoing development schemes and new schemes including new block at Mother and Child Block at Ganga Ram, Teaching Hospital Nishtar-2 Multan, establishment of Institute of Cardiology at Dera Ghazi Khan and Teaching Hospital Sheikh Zayed.

Dr Yasmin said that the Mother and Child Block at Ganga Ram would be completed by June 2022, adding that work on Nishtar-2 Multan was continued at a fast pace. She said that as per vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Punjab government was striving to provide best medical facilities to people in the province, adding that previous governments did not make plans according to the increasing population of Punjab.

She said that the Prime Minister and Punjab Chief Minister had promised to provide maximum facilities to people of Punjab and the upgradation of public sector hospitals was the fulfillment of their promises. She said that without new hospitals, the quality health services could not be provided, adding that by June 2022, many development schemes would be completed.