ICT to add 515 beds in community health centres

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District Health Officer (DHO) Zaeem Zia on Wednesday said that 515 beds would be included in different primary and secondary health care centres in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT). Zaeem Zia said that there is a massive rise in basic health care units construction during last three years, in which 515 beds including 200 beds of King Salman Hospital are also part of the government’s plan to expand community health care services in ICT.

He said the extension includes Community Health Centre at Bari Imam, G-13 and Badhana Kalan, Tarnol, Kirpa, Shah Allah Ditta, whereas mother and child care centres would also be constructed at Garha Shahan, while 60-bed centre at Barakahu.