New ambulances being provided to all Balochistan districts: Jamali

KHUZDAR:Aziz Ahmed Jamali, Chief Executive Officer, People’s Primary Healthcare Initiative (PPHI), Balochistan, has said that after upgrading N-25 Quetta-Karachi to a dual carriageway, the proposal of upgrading all highways of the province to dual carriageway was under consideration of the government so that provision of timely treatment to the patients could be ensured.

Talking to media here on Monday, he said that new ambulances were being provided to all the districts of the province and district Khuzdar had been prioritized in that regard. Jamali added that as envisioned by the Chief Minister Balochistan, tele-health technology was being introduced in the far-flung areas of the province for providing advanced healthcare facilities to the masses at their door steps.

He said that the number of Basic Health Units (BHUs), being run by PPHI, had been increased and concrete measures were being adopted to functionalize the dysfunctional Basic Health Units of PPHI. On the occasion, District Health Officer, Khuzdar, Dr. Bashir Bangulzai, District Support Manager (DSM) PPHI, Khuzdar, Sardar Ali, M and E Officer, PPHI, Khuzdar Nasir Ahmed and other authorities were also present.