Linear accelerators being purchased for Mayo, Jinnah Hospitals: Sec Health

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Secretary Health Punjab, Dr. Ahmed Javed Qazi has said that new linear accelerators in Mayo Hospital Lahore and Jinnah Hospital Lahore. He directed to ensure 100 percent transparency in purchase of new linear accelerators.

He was chairing a meeting held on Monday which reviewed the steps taken to purchase new linear accelerators for Mayo Hospital Lahore and Jinnah Hospital Lahore.

The meeting was attended by Special Secretary Department of Specialized Health and Medical Education Syed Wajid Ali Shah, Additional Secretary Finance Shahida Farrukh, Additional Secretary Procurement, Chief Planning Officer Abdul Haq Bhatti, Principal Allama Iqbal Medical College Professor Dr. Nadeem Hafeez, M.S Jinnah Hodpital Dr. Amjad, Dr. Abrar from Mayo

Hospital, Dr. Sabahat MS Lady Wellington Hospital and related officers.

Additional Secretary Shahida Farrukh, Chief Planning Officer Abdul Haq Bhatti, Principal Allama Iqbal Medical College Professor Dr. Nadeem Hafeez and Dr. Abrar from Mayo Hospital gave a briefing to Punjab Health Secretary.

Dr. Ahmed Javed Qazi directed to ensure the rules and regulations in the process of purchasing linear accelerators and said that not even a single penny of the public will be wasted in the purchase of new linear accelerators in Mayo Hospital and Jinnah Hospital. Government will further decide on the purchase of linear accelerators.

The Secretary Health said that after the purchase of new linear accelerators in Mayo Hospital and Jinnah Hospital, cancer patients will get the best treatment facilities. He instructed the administration of Jinnah Hospital to present the details in the Board of Directors.

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