Govt hospitals to have memory, Alzheimer clinics

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Staff Reporter

Provincial Health Minister Punjab Dr Yasmeen Rashid has directed to establish memory and Alzheimer clinics in all government hospitals. She directed these instructions on the inauguration of Memory and Alzheimer clinic in services institute of medical service.
Principal SIMS Prof. Mehmood Ayaz, Medical Superintendent Services Hospital Dr Saleem Cheema and other senior doctors were also there on this occasion.
Dr Yasmeen Rashid talked with doctors and patients in Memory and Alzheimer clinic. She also participated in the walk related to World Mental Health Day. Health Minister Punjab Dr Yasmeen Rashid has also said on this occasion that basic purpose of inauguration of this Memory and Alzheimer clinic is to ensure best treatment of patients of Alzheimer.
World Mental Health Day is being celebrated today. Four billion people in Pakistan are facing this Alzheimer and short memory problems.
This disease is increasing in large. Age factor is the basic reason of this disease.