LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi has approved the introduction of cyberknife technology in Jinnah Hospital Lahore and Nishtar Hospital Multan soon to treat cancer and other complex diseases free of cost through this technology.
While chairing a meeting, the CM said that doctors will also be trained about this treatment method. The patients will get immense convenience as the Punjab government has made this method a part of the health card program through Ghurki Hospital, he added. Meanwhile, the government would also deliberate on giving the status of a university to Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore and required legislation will be done after an early decision, he disclosed.
AIMC’s Dr Abdul Majeed Ch., Dr Nadeem Hafeez Butt, Principal Secretary to CM Muhammad Khan Bhatti, secretary finance, and special secretary specialized healthcare and medical education and others attended the meeting.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi congratulated IG Police Faisal Shahkar on being elected as the police advisor for peace operations of the UN secretary-general. It is an honor for Pakistan and recognition of the professionalism of the Punjab Police; he noted and concluded that Faisal Shahkar is a professional and hardworking police officer and I pray for his more successes.