Health Minister Directs PHFMC to Make BHUS and RHCS Fully Functional 

English Official News

Lahore, November 26, 2021 (PPI-OT):Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid directed the Punjab Health Facilities Management Company to ensure the provision of essential healthcare services at the Rural Health Centers and Basic Health Units in a meeting at the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department here on Monday.

The Health Minister also reviewed the performance of the Punjab Health Facilities Management Company. Present in the meeting were Secretary Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department Imran Sikander Baloch, Special Secretary Saleha Saeed, CEO PHFMC Nasim Sadiq and Technical Advisor Dr. Akhtar Rasheed.

CEO PHFMC Nasim Sadiq presented a revamping plan for the next 100 days. The Health Minister said, “The PHFMC shall ensure complete functionality of the Basic Health Units and Rural Health Centers. Stringent monitoring is being introduced for the provision of mandated health services at BHUs and RHCs. Similarly, the monitoring mechanism to ensure the availability of medicines the BHUs and RHCs is also being strengthened.

Directions have been issued to fill vacant positions in the districts managed by the PHFMC. Monthly health check-up of children in the 14 districts under the School Health Nutrition Program is also being initiated. Pre-natal and post-natal services are being made available at the RHCs and BHUs. Mobile Health Units are to be branded and being made useful for the general public. The PHFMC is being given all required resources to facilitate public.”

For more information, contact:
Directorate General Public Relations,
Government of the Punjab
Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-9201390-86
Website: www.punjab.gov.pk