WHO delegation visits Institute of Public Health

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World Health Organisation (WHO) Representative in Pakistan Dr Palitha Mahipala visited the Institute of Public Health (IPH) on Monday and exchanged views on different issues related to the public health. Acting Dean Dr Saima Ayub and other senior doctors briefed the guests about the IPH working, said a spokesperson for the Institute here.

WHO Punjab representatives Dr Jamshed, Dr Irfan, Dr Yahya besides Dr Obaidullah Qazi, in charge of the IPH BSL Lab III and others were also present.

During the visit, the WHO country head also saw the Public Health Lab.

Dr Saima and Dr Obaidullah Qazi apprised Dr Mahipala and his delegation of the standard operating procedures (SOPs) of water and stool lab test for diagnosis of cholera. She said that for cholera test in the IPH, besides stool samples from Services Hospital.

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