Special focus on health sector: Minister



Caretaker provincial minister for Primary and Secondary Healthcare Dr Jamal Nasir on Wednesday said that the Punjab government was paying special focus on the health sector. He expressed these views during a visit to the district headquarters hospital with the task of improving service delivery in government hospitals.

The minister reviewed facilities in an emergency, OPD, thalassemia center wards, laboratory, and X-ray room.The condition of the supply of medicines and cleanliness in the hospital was also checked. The health minister announced for provision of diagnostic facilities in the Thalassemia center and expressed satisfaction with the provision of tests and facilities in the laboratory.

Dr Jamal Nasir also met the patients under treatment and their attendants. He was accompanied by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Health Dr Kazim Khan, MS DHQ hospital.—INP