In two years: Rs1.76b spent on PIMS upgrades

Most of the equipment installed about 10 to 15 years ago has become dysfunctional


APP December 26, 2016
PHOTO: EXPRESS

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) has provided Rs1.76 billion to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) for hospital equipment in during the last two years.

According to CADD officials, upgrading of Radiology Department at Federal Government Polyclinic (FGPC) Islamabad was also planned at a cost of Rs364.5 million with provision of CT scan and MRI machines.

Officials said PC-I of strengthening of Maternal and Child Health Care Services at FGPC with a cost of Rs35 million was under process to equip it with latest machinery and equipment.

They said most of the equipment installed about 10 to 15 years ago has become dysfunctional.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 27th, 2016.

 

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