Step afoot to provide health facilities to people in Balohcistan: Waqas



Secretary Health Balochistan Waqas Ali Mehmood on Thursday said that practical measures were being taken to provide health facilities to people in respective areas of the province. He expressed these views while visiting Multipurpose School HRD in Quetta.

On this occasion, Director Technical Dr. Amin Khan Mandukhel, Project Director Human Capital Project Saqib Kakar, DHO Quetta, Dr. Noorullah Bizenjo, Director HRD Dr. Noorullah Musakhel, Provincial Coordinator TB Control Program Dr. Asif Shahwani, Focal Person Secretary, Health Dr. Ababkar Baloch, Dr. Abdul Qadir, Health Education Nutrition Specialist Haroon Kasi and other assistants were present.

The Secretary Health inspected the various parts of the multi-purpose school building including the digital library, and classrooms. He visited the store of the HRD Building and issued orders to form a committee to check and distribute the goods in the store. The Secretary also met the staff of the sector and listened to the problems of the employees and matters of the Department. He also assured them that he would take possible measures to address these problems for the interest of the sector and staff.

Meanwhile Balochistan Planning and Development Minister Noor Muhammad Dummer has said that the government would place the health sector at the top of its priorities in the coming budget for providing healthcare facilities to people at their doorstep. Talking to media, he said the government would initiate relief and pro-people schemes in all districts to provide maximum relief to the masses. Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has ordered the department concerned to prepare a balanced development plan while focusing on education, health, law and order and clean water schemes, he added.

Dummer said the provincial government would determine development and non-development expenditures by balancing the provincial budget so that the development process in the province continues. The overall development of the province especially of less devel­oped areas was the top priority of the government, the minister added. Bizenjo-led government had been ensuring provincial so­cio-economic development with a growth-oriented economy which would improve the overall socio-economic situation in the province, he stressed.