Secy Health, WHO Country Head discuss matters of mutual interest


Secretary Health Ali Jan Khan met with WHO country-head Dr. Palitha Mahipala in his office.

Additional Secretary Technical Dr. Asim Altaf, Director CDC Dr. Shahid Magsi, Dr. Fouzia, Pathologist Dr. Altaf and Dr. Yadullah were present. While Dr. Irfan, Dr. Nouman, Dr. Imran Qureshi, Dr, Amir Ehsan from WHO were present at the meeting.

WHO country head Dr. Palitha Mahipala briefed Secretary Ali Jan Khan on the current joint ventures of P&SHD and WHO while Secy Ali Jan Khan thanked him for their support and asked for technical support in health projects. Secy Health said, “We’re thankful for all the support of WHO in helping us providing best health facilities to the people of Punjab. We’re looking forward to change the working style of ‘Institute of Public Health’.

Since we’ve been working for quite a time with WHO to provide better health care facilities to the people we’ve asked WHO to provide technical support in setting up response system for Disease Calendar.”

WHO country head Dr. Palitha Mahipala said, “We would like to help the health department in any way that’s possible. As for now, we are working on the upgradation and certification of Covid-specific labs.”


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