Modern health clinics to be established across Punjab

Lahore—Provincial Minister on Population Welfare Zakia Shah Nawaz has said that the population is quite dense in under developed areas of Punjab because of the monopoly of various social behaviors.
She said that Population Department has started 38 mobile service units and taken initiative for setting up modern health clinics in 19 districts of Punjab. She informed that these 38 MSUs will provide basic medical facilities along with information with regard to birth control for the far away areas.
Provincial Minister on Population Welfare expressed these view in a meeting regarding up gradation of MSUs and 19 Family Health Clinics at Punjab Institute of Language Art and Culture.
She said that availability of medicine facilities in such clinics, infrastructure and fully air conditioned modern buildings are included in this project. Moreover, transport facility will be provided to the couples who wanted to discuss their birth control issues in these 19 district based clinics.
She said that Mobile Service Unit is a kind of portable hospital which can have facilities of gynecology and surgery.
She said that such MSUs will include staff of four paramedics and a gynecologist. She distributed keys along with documents of MSUs vehicles among the Population Welfare Officers of Rajanpur, Sahiwal, Sialkot, Khusab, Jhang, Rahim Yar Khan, Pakpattan, Narowal, Multan, Mandi Bahudin, Lahore, Chakwal, Bhawalpur, Faisalabad, Khanewal, Ladhran and Muzafargarh. Later on, Provincial Secretary Population Welfare praised the step taken by Punjab Government. —APP

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