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Government hospitals: Outdoor facilities available for corona patients: minister

LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid chaired a high-level meeting to review the facilities in the outdoor...

June 30, 2020

LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid chaired a high-level meeting to review the facilities in the outdoor of hospitals, status of Covid-19 patients and facilities here on Monday.

The meeting was attended by Secretary Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department Barrister Nabeel Awan, Additional Secretary SHME Amir Ghazi, Vice Chancellor King Edward Medical University Professor Khalid Masood Gondal, Vice Chancellor Fatima Jinnah Medical University Professor Amir Zaman Khan, CEO Mayo Hospital Professor Asad Aslam Khan, Principal Allama Iqbal Medical College Professor Arif Tajammaul, Principal Services Institute of Medical Sciences Professor Mehmud Ayaz others.

The Minister took an update on the facilities in outdoors of government hospitals, preparations and measures for the Covid-19 patients and strategy for future. The Vice Chancellors and the MSs shared the details of their respective institutions, data of patients and treatment and suggestions for further improvements. The Minister said that the outdoor facility at Expo Centre is available 24 hours.

The Minister said, "We have set up separate outdoor facilities for Corona patients at the government hospitals. People can visit these outdoors freely and easily."

Copyright Business Recorder, 2020