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Health minister expresses concerns over increasing number of Congo Virus patients

Karachi, September 03, 2018 (PPI-OT): Provincial Minister for Health and Population Welfare Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho , while expressing concerns over increasing number of Congo Virus affected patients, has asked Director Health Karachi to not only compile accurate data of Congo Virus affected patients but also to ensure proper treatment facilities at private and public sector hospitals. In a statement issued here on Monday, she said that there was a dire need to launch a massive campaign to create awareness among masses because it was a deadly disease and it was our duty to save them from this fatal disease.

Meanwhile the Provincial Minister for Health Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho has also taken notice of non- functional of Sukkur Civil Hospital Burns Ward and asked the Additional Chief Secretary to look into the matter on priority basis and ensure that the Burns Ward at Civil Hospital Sukkur should be made functional at earliest. She was of the opinion that the patients should get health facilities at their door step and they must not travel a long way to be treated.

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