Sindh Health Minister Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho has said that the establishment of Bio-Equivalence Study Center at Dow University is a great initiative.
The Sindh Government will continue to support the health sector in every step to improve the overall situation so that better health facilities can be provided to the common man.
She unveiled the plaques at the inauguration of the first Provincial Public Health Laboratory in Sindh in collaboration with the National Institute of Health and Biological, Biochemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Dow University Ojha Campus.
Speaking to the participants, Health Secretary Dr. Kazim Hussain Jatoi, Vice Chancellor Prof. Muhammad Saeed Quraishy , Vice Chancellor Dr. KartarDawani, Prof. Zarnaz Wahid,Representative of National Institute of Health Islamabad Col. Amjad Khan, Registrar Dr. AsharAfaque, Dr. Izhaar Hussain, Prof. Saeed Khan and Dr. QaiserWaheed were also present. Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho said that the common man is directly benefiting from the revolutionary steps taken by the Sindh government in the field of health.
The provincial health minister was informed on the occasion that the laboratory would provide full support in controlling the outbreak of epidemic diseases in any part of the province.
The National Institute of Health has set up it in collaboration with Dow University. Experts said that no such laboratory was set up in Sindh in terms of international standards.
During the last few years, XDR typhoid, chicken guoenia, dengue, etc. have been spreading in different districts of the province.
The laboratory will play an active role and this facility will be provided free of cost to the people across the province
Prof. Muhammad Saeed Quraishy on the occasion said that Bio-Equivalence Study Center is the only center in Pakistan equipped with international standard equipment and has a fully facilitated hospital.
Staff of Bio-Equivalency centre told that the Bioavailability Study Center analyzes how much of the medicine given to the patient is in the blood.