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Patient Safety Day will be Observed in Punjab on Sep 17


LAHORE– Punjab Minister for Health Dr Yasmin Rashid has announced to observe 17th September as “Patient Safety Day.”

She announced this while presiding over a meeting in connection with patient safety at Primary & Secondary Healthcare Department, here today.

Additional Secretary Ahsan Altaf, Dr Hussain Jafferi and other concerned officers were also present on this occasion. The meeting also reviewed the measures taken to provide secure medical treatment to the patients in public sector hospitals.

Dr Yasmin said on the occasion that provision of secure medical facilities to the patients will be ensured in all government hospitals.

She said that MSs are responsible for providing the best healthcare facilities to the patients by ensuring hygienic condition in the government hospitals.

The minister said a seminar will be organized for creating awareness about patient safety day on 17th September. She said that provision of the secure healthcare facility to the patients is the responsibility of the state.— PRESS HANDOUT