Lahore, June 11, 2018 (PPI-OT): A high-level meeting was held under the chair of Caretaker Punjab Chief Minister Hasan Askari Rizvi in which different matters pertaining to Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department were reviewed. Talking on the occasion, the Caretaker Chief Minister said that provision of healthcare facilities to the people at their doorsteps is the responsibility of the government and observed that marked improvement has been ensured in health units, tehsil and district headquarters hospitals. This improvement is praiseworthy and I shall personally monitor the situation by conducting surprise checking of hospitals and health units, he said.
He said the healthcare system is very much important with regard to public service and best efforts will be made to improve the quality of healthcare services within the mandate. He said the underlying principle of the concept of good governance is to provide relief to the people and efforts will be made to provide further relief to the masses within the legal framework. Earlier, Secretary Primary and Secondary Healthcare gave a briefing about the department and said that attendance of doctors and other staff has been ensured along with the provision of high-quality medicines and medical equipments. Chairman P and D, Chairman PITB, DG Health Services and others attended the meeting.
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