LAHORE: Under the chairmanship of Dr. Yasmeen Rashid a high level meeting of Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education was held in which construction of King Edward Medical University at Muridke, administrative functions of Punjab Blood Transfusion Authority, redressal of complaints coming on Pakistan Citizen Portal and progress on ongoing development projects in different government hospitals of Punjab were reviewed.
Secretary Specialized Healthcare & Medical Education Momin Agha, Special Secretary Muzaffar Sial, Additional Secretary Rafaqat Ali, Additional Secretary Salman Shahid and other officers also participated in the meeting.
Health Minister Dr. Yasmeen Rashid further directed that complaints regarding medical facilities in government hospitals received on Pakistan Citizen Portal should be redressed promptly. Ongoing development projects undertaken in different government hospitals of Punjab should be completed within the stipulated period of time. Health Minister also directed to introduce modern reforms in health sector. Provision of best medical facilities to the patients arriving in government hospitals should also be ensured.
She further said that considerable increase in the budget of Punjab Health Department is highly appreciating and welcoming. Dr. Yasmeen Rashid also said that common man has been provided considerable relief through “Health Insaf Card”. She further said that we are striving hard to ensure provision of international level health facilities in government hospitals of Punjab so as to provide comfort and due facilitation to the patients.
Provincial Minister Dr. Yasmeen Rashid also directed that wastages should be disposed of in all government hospitals strictly according to waste management rules.