Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid inaugurated a new Corona vaccination centre at Patiala House here on Saturday.
Present on the occasion were Deputy Commissioner Lahore, Rana Asif, Mian Nadeem Chaudhry, Abdul Ghafoor Papu, Ali Amir, officials and notables.
The Health Minister reviewed vaccination arrangements at the centre and expressed satisfaction. Deputy Commissioner Lahore apprised the Minister of anti-dengue and Corona prevention activities. The locals of the area thanked the Health Minister for free facilities in the area.
The Health Minister said, “We are trying to vaccinate maximum people through Reach Every Door Campaign.
We will try to make RED Corona vaccination campaign a big success as per the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
By December the Universal Health Coverage shall be extended to all 29.3 million families of Punjab. We want to do away with lockdowns through vaccination of the majority of the population. Corona Pandemic has caused big losses to the economy.
Prime Minister Imran Khan is taking necessary measures to provide relief to people and he will provide Ehsas Cards and Kissan cards to people.
Today, officials of the Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department shall visit hospitals to monitor dengue treatment facilities and officers of the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department shall monitor dengue prevention activities. So far we have hired 46000 healthcare workers on merit.
Mass vaccination shall help us control the Pandemic and we are personally monitoring Reach Every Door campaign. The vaccination target set for RED campaign shall be achieved.”