Lahore—Advisor to Chief Minister Punjab on Health Kh. Salman Rafique has said that steps are being taken to make the bone marrow transplant center functional in Children Hospital for the patients of blood cancer, during the current year. He said that government has provided Rs.700 million for the completion of surgical tower Mayo Hospital. He directed that work on the project must be accelerated to make the surgical tower operational during the current financial year.
He said this while presiding over a meeting to review the pace of work on both the projects at Children Hospital, here on Friday. Secretary Specialized Healthcare & Medical Education Najam Ahmed Shah, Dean Children Hospital Prof. Masood Sadiq, Medical Director Prof. Ahsan Waheed Rathore, Additional Secretary (Technical) Dr. Salman Shahid, Chief Planning Officer Abdul Haq Bhatti, Medical Superintendent Mayo Hospital Dr. Amjad Shehzad, Project Director Surgical Tower Prof. Abrar Ashraf, officers of Communication & Works Department. Prof. Ahsan Rathore informed that the paedtric cancer ward of Children Hospital has been expanded from 30 beds to 60 beds