Bahrain offers to establish medical university in Islamabad

Staff Reporter

Islamabad—Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar said Thursday the government was taking concrete measures to ensure more health facilities in the country.
As part of such efforts, the minister speaking during question-hour in the Senate, she said government of Bahrain had offered to establish a Medical University along with organ transplant facility in Islamabad, which would help assist and augment health facilities.
She said there was also a proposal under consideration to build another hospital with help of Saudi government on Lathrar road, adding this proposal was being considered in Planning Commission. Replying to another question, she said the federal and provincial governments after analysis of 85146 samples of suspected drugs during the last two years and registered and processed 409 cases for spurious drugs and 1235 substandard drugs.
She said the federal government had taken strict action to control manufacturing and eradication of spurious and substandard medicines in the country.

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