Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) South Punjab Capt (retd) Saqib Zaffar on Monday directed officers concerned to convert Multan Institute of Cardiology and Nishtar Hospital II to solar power at the earliest. Presiding over a meeting to review matters related to the heath sector, the ACS said that practical steps have been started to improve service delivery at all health centres.
He said that directives of the Caretaker Chief Minister of Punjab regarding the provision of the best health facilities for the masses were being implemented. He said that efforts were being made to provide the best health facilities at rural health centres to DHQs across the province.
Saqib Zaffar directed officers to ensure the implementation of orders regarding the availability of consultant doctors during evening and night duties at all Tehsil Headquarter Hospitals and District Headquarter Hospitals. He urged officers concerned to conduct surprise visits to the health centres to check the presence of doctors and other staff members on duty.