Average daily OPD increases to 62 in BHUs


Health Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,Taimur Khan Jhagra on Sunday said average daily OPD per facility was increased to 62 and medicines availability to 90 % in Basic Health Units (BHUs) across Peshawar.

In a statement, Taimur Jhagra said that eight months ago, Chief Minister Mahmood Khan approved a programme to transform primary healthcare across Pakhtunkhwa.

“The results in BHUs across Peshawar were transformational. Average OPD has risen from 25/day to 62/day, as medicine availability has been increased from 39% to 90%”, he said.

He said that all BHUs facilities were being transformed and becoming better place to work and delivering better service.

“While there is a long way to go, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’ s primary healthcare system will set a standard for the rest of the country”, he said.—APP

Previous articleDevelopment of Balochistan is infact development of Pakistan: Murad
Next articleWildlife officials recover 43 partridges from huntsmen