BAHAWALPUR, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 9th August, 2016) : Health advisor to Chief Minister Punjab Khawaja Salman Rafiq Tuesday said provision of quality healthcare to people is mission of the punjab government and the biggest budget in the history of the province has been allocated for the health sector. While presiding over a high level meeting at Commissioner office Bahawalpur he said the Punjab Government's various effective and tangible policy initiatives are aimed to upgraded and modernize health delivery system.
The meeting was attended by Commissioner Bahawalpur Division Saqib Zafar, Special secretary Health Dr. Sajid Chohan, Principal Quaid Azam Medical College Bahawalpur Professor Dr. Haroon Khurshid Pasha, EDO Health Bahawalpur Dr. Shahid Khaliq, EDO Health Bahawalnagar Dr. Basharat Mahmood, EDO Health Rahim Yar Khan Dr. Abdul Razzaq and other officers and officials of the concerned departments. "Comprehensive policy mechanism has been geared up to turn Chief Minister Punjab's health vision into a living reality by injecting massive funds into the health delivery system , Khawaja Salman Rafiq noted.
Health advisor called upon health officials to sharpen their vigil of hospital management to adopt the standard operational procedures which include excellent cleanliness and tidiness of all departments and wards of the hospital, ensuring proper stock record of medicines and their provision to the patients through systematic measures. "Special care should also be taken to fully operationalize all medical equipment to ensure proper treatment of the patients which requires constant monitoring by the higher authorities of the hospital management", Health advisor said.
He vowed that Government was fully committed to provide maximum facilities at all the emergencies and casualty wards, therefore, it is imperative that adequate stock of life saving medicines should be made available. Earlier, special secretary health Punjab Dr. Sajid Chohan gave a comprehensive briefing which covered salient features of health SOPs which envisions Chief Minister Punjab's policy guidelines.