Five child, mother hospitals to be set up: Yasmin

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Staff Reporter

Punjab Minister for Health Dr Yasmin Rashid has said that the provincial government was going to set up five state-of-the-art child and mother hospitals in different districts.
While addressing the launching ceremony of National Nutrition Survey 2018, she announced conducting a health survey in all government educational institutions of Punjab.
Punjab Minister for Education Murad Raas, Secretary Primary & Secondary Healthcare Zahid Akhtar Zaman, Chairman Planning & Development Habib-ur-Rehman Gilani, Naseer Ahmad Khan Achakzai, Dr Eric Allen from Unicef, Prof Dr Zulfiqar Bhutta, DG Health Services Dr Haroon Jehangir and
Dr Sohail Saqlain, as well as a large number of people, were also present on the occasion. Dr Yasmin Rashid said that she was thankful to Unicef for their support in launching ceremony of National Nutrition Survey 2018. She said that the survey was very important for coping with deficiency of nutrition among the children of Pakistan.
Dr Yasmin said that the survey was an important step towards eradicating deficiency of nutrition in Pakistani children in future. She said that the health sector was among the top priorities of Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief Minister Usman Buzdar.