The National Institute of Health (NIH), Islamabad has declared the laboratory quality of Lahore General Hospital (LGH) as the best and has declared the results of 10 blood samples for “External Quality Assessment” to be 100% accurate. In an appreciation letter it has been acknowledged that the results of the most sensitive tests from the laboratory of Lahore General Hospital are in accordance with international standards and completely reliable.
According to the details, the blood tests including SARS, BYRT-PCR and CoV-2 were included while the institution reviewed the hospitals across the country and appreciated the results of the LGH laboratory in words of congratulations.
Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute (PGMI), Prof. Dr. Sardar Muhammad Al-freed Zafar expressed happiness and satisfaction over this award and termed it as the result of teamwork of doctors and medical staff. The standard results are encouraging for all of us, Prof. Al-freed Zafar added. He also praised the Director Research & Lab Dr. Ghazala Rubi on this successful achievement.
Prof Al-freed further said that in difficult times, doctors, nurses and paramedical staff have always been on the front line, who deserve this congratulations. He said that more than 32,000 free tests were conducted in the LGH Laboratory in this regard while the laboratory worked day and night on an emergency basis during the corona epidemic.
The Principal PGMI assured that according to the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan and Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Bazdar, he will continue to work hard and as per the instructions of Health Minister Dr. Yasmeen Rashid and the institution will be kept moving towards growth day and night.