‘Govt moving quickly to modernise healthcare’

CM says every possible step being taken to modernise public hospitals

Our Correspondent September 23, 2017

LAHORE: The government is moving ahead speedily to modernise the healthcare system in the province and every possible step is being taken to improve the quality of facilities in public sector hospitals, said Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

He was presiding over a meeting to review arrangements of Pak medical health exhibition to be organised at the end of the next month. The chief minister said that officials of the Turkish health ministry and Pakistani companies, working in the health sector, will participate in the exhibition.

'Govt committed to providing high-quality healthcare'

He directed officials concerned to provide the best security arrangements at the exhibition. Shehbaz said that Turkey was extending its cooperation to improve the healthcare system in the province and the participation of Turkish companies will provide an opportunity to benefit from their experiences and expertise. This exhibition would prove very helpful to further improve the healthcare system in the province, he added.

The chief minister said that they were required to improve the medical facilities besides harmonising the hospitals according to latest trends to give the best treatment to patients.

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During the exhibition, agreements of cooperation would also be signed with Turkish healthcare companies and the health ministry of Turkey. “We should try to find best of the best because nations and societies are moulded on the norms of hard work. Therefore, we will move further with struggle and commitment to make better our healthcare system,” said Shehbaz.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 23rd, 2017.


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