Preparations afoot to start referral system at children hospital



Muhammad Usman

Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid reviewed progress on University of Child Health Sciences and measures to facilitate Thalassemia patients in a meeting at the Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department here on Saturday.

Present in the meeting were Additional Secretary Development Dr. Asif Tufail, Additional Secretary Technical Dr. Salman Shahid, Vice Chancellor University of Child Health Sciences Institute of Child Health Professor Dr. Masood Sadiq, Director General Punjab Thalassemia Control and other officials. Additional Secretary Dr. Asif Tufail and Dr. Salman
Shahid gave briefing to the Health Minister.

The Health Minister said, “The University of Child Health Sciences is first of its kind institute and is a landmark project of the government.

Referral system is about to begin there and directions have been issued to identify syndicate members. Children Hospital Lahore continued to serve patients during all four waves of the Corona Pandemic.

We are trying to provide best possible facilities to Thalassemia patients as they are very important members of the society.

As per vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar the government is taking very steps for prevention and treatment of Thalassemia.


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