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73 new schemes in health department for financial year 2019-2020: DR. AZRA PECHUHO

February 7, 2019

Karachi, February 07, 2019 (PPI-OT): Sindh Minister for Health and Population Welfare Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho has directed to complete on-going development schemes in Health sector in stipulated time to facilitate the people of Sindh. This she said while presiding over a meeting on Annual Development Projects Schemes for Financial Year 2019-20 here in her office on Wednesday. Additional Director Mohsin A. Shaikh, Abdul Jabbar Director and other officers also attended the meeting. In the meeting as many 73 new schemes for year 2019-20 at the cost of RS 11840 million’s were discussed in details.

It was decided in the meeting that certain District Headquarter Hospitals would be provided CT scan and MRI machines to provide health care facilities at the door steps of the people. RO / Filtration Plants would also be installed wherever they were needed most. It was further decided that an excellent 300 bedded hospital would be established in Sukkur that was the second largest city after Hyderabad.

Provincial Minister for Health and Population Welfare Dr. Azra Pechuho stressed upon strengthening of Monitoring and Surveillance of Health Systems to enhance working capacity of the health staff. She asked to establish Family Welfare Centers in Hospitals while it was agreed upon to hire Professor level medical experts and Nutritionists and Diabeticians on market based packages. ‘ Security and Surveillance System at all civil and other big hospitals to be improved and safety must be provided to the staff working in these hospitals ‘ . She concluded.

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Government of Sindh
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Tel: +92-21-99204423, +92-21-99204401

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