Shehbaz forms committee for Autonomous Healthcare Institutions

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Staff Reporter

Lahore—Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has constituted Provincial Steering Committee for Boards of Management (BOM) of all the autonomous medical institutions including tertiary care and specialized healthcare of the Punjab. The first meeting of the Steering Committee was held in the at Civil Secretariat on Tuesday.
Secretary Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Najam Ahmad Shah said that the main purpose of setting up of Steering Committee is to constitute effective and vibrant boards of management for the autonomous tertiary healthcare hospitals and specialized healthcare institutions. He said that the committee would present recommendations for the members of board of management to the government.
“The committee would also monitor performance of BOM on regular basis,” he said adding that the committee would also authorize to send recommendations to the government for addition/removal of members of the board.Najam Ahmad Shah maintained the government is focusing on providing best healthcare facilities in the public sector hospitals.
He said that the committee would immediately send its recommendations to constitute new Boards of Management where the BOM have already completed their tenure.

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