Healthcare services: 16-member body to suggest reforms

Published: December 25, 2016

LAHORE: A 16-member committee has been formed on the orders of the Punjab chief minister to propose health sector reform in the province.

The newly formed body will propose reforms, review existing health reformation programme and also ensure quick completion of all health programmes under way in Punjab.

CM Shehbaz Sharif formed the committee on Saturday during a high-level meeting on Saturday. Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education Minister Salman Rafique was chosen as the panel convener while Primary and Secondary Health Minister Imran Nazir was chosen as the co-convener.

The committee will present its progress report every 15 days to the chief minister regarding the progress made in the health sector reforms. The panel has been tasked to establish independent monitoring system software in the health sector.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 25th, 2016.

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