LAHORE– Punjab Minister for Health Dr Yasmeen Rashid chaired a high-level meeting at Specialized Healthcare & Medical Education Department on Friday.
Secretary Health Momin Agha, Special Secretary Nader Chaudhry, Vice Chancellor King Edward Medical University Prof. Dr. Khalid Masood Gondal, Dean Children’s Hospital Prof. Dr. Masood Sadiq, Chief Planning Office Abdul Haq Bhatti, Principal Services Institute of Medical Sciences Prof. Dr Mehmood Ayaz, Principal Allama Iqbal Medical College Prof Dr Arif Tajamal, MD Children’s Hospital Prof. Dr Saleem Cheema, MS Ganga Ram Hospital Dr Fayyaz Butt, Principal PGMI Prof. Alfred Zafar, officers of P&D and other concerned departments were present on the occasion.
The minister reviewed the progress on the various ongoing development projects. Chief planning officers Abdul Haq informed the minister in detail regarding progress on various ongoing development projects in various government sector hospitals. She directed to complete these projects as early as possible.
The ongoing development schemes include up-gradation of the outdoor ward of Services Hospital and procurement of medical equipments for different departments, construction of phase-III of Punjab Institute of Neuro Sciences, improvement in the infrastructure of General Hospital, construction of cardiac surgery and institute of Paediatric Cardiology in Children Hospital, construction of University of Child Health, construction of second unit of Neonatology in Children Hospital, procurement of furniture and transport for the nursing hostel of KEMU, construction of Muridke the campus of KEMU, up-gradation of emergencies of the hospitals affiliated with KEMU, strengthening of neurosurgery department in Mayo Hospital, construction of the medical tower in Jinnah Hospital, strengthening of the neurosurgery department in Jinnah Hospital, mother & child hospital in Ganga Ram Hospital, construction of Fatima Jinnah Institute of Dental Science Jubilee Town.
Dr Yasmin Rashid said that no compromise should be made on the quality and standard of these development projects.— PRESS HANDOUT