Kohat hospitals to be given MTI status

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Chairman District Development Advisory Committee (DDAC) Kohat, MPA Ziaullah Bangash on Monday said that quality of health facilities would be improved by giving Medical Teaching Institutes (MTI) status to both hospitals of Kohat district.

Talking to APP, the DDAC Chairman, Ziaullah Bangash said that provincial government and Health Department had agreed in principle for status up gradation of both hospitals with an objective to provide best healthcare facilities to people.

He said that under the MTI Act board of directors would be constituted in DHQ Hospital KDA and Liaqat Memorial Hospital to take administrative decisions at local level to expedite work including recruitment of doctors and paramedical staff.

Ziaullah Bangash said that under MTI Act one liner budget would be provided to both hospitals to purchase medical equipments and meet other expenditure of hospitals.—APP

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