May 18, 2024

Healthcare facilities asked to set up heat wave response centres

A representational image showing people covering their heads with wet towel during a heatwave in Karachi.  — AFP/FileIslamabad:The Islamabad District Health Office has directed all the in-charges and medical officers of the healthcare facilities serving under the health office to open ‘Emergency Heat Wave Response Centre’ seven days a week, during the heat wave period.The letter issued by District Health Officer Islamabad Dr. Muhammad Zaeem Zia states that the months of May to July are...