Cardiac patients get satellite facilities in 4 more districts: Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar

Ministries Press Release

Karachi, May 10, 2016 (PPI-OT):Provincial Minister Health Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that Sindh Health Department is going to launch consultancy facilities to cardiac patients in first phase in Larkana and Shaheed Benazirabad and in second phase in Sukkur and Tando Muhammad Khan via satellite connected with National Institute of Cardiac Vascular Diseases Karachi. This he said while presiding over a meeting here in his office.

He said that the consultants would take case history of the patients through satellite and then the doctors team would visit there for cardiac surgery. The patients need not to travel to Karachi or Hyderabad and they would get complete treatment there. In the meeting the Provincial Minister Health directed to Dr. Shakoor Abbasi Director Health Karachi to provide medicines to Commissioner Karachi for heatstroke patients.

While MS Lyari General Hospital Dr. Khalil Pathan informed the meeting that as per directives of the Health Minister the shades had been established for heatstroke patients in hospital premises and necessary medical equipments had been made functional. Mr. Dahar directed him to provide better health facilities in the hospital and he would not tolerate any negligence in this regard.

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