PHC, UNICEF to train medics

PHC, UNICEF will collaborate in establishing maternity and obstetrics centres of excellence


APP March 02, 2018
PHC, UNICEF to train medics PHOTO: REUTERS

LAHORE: The Punjab Healthcare Commission (PHC) and UNICEF will collaborate in establishing maternity and obstetrics centres of excellence in the province where minimum service delivery standards will be implemented besides imparting training to the medics. The areas of cooperation will also include standardisation of the healthcare establishments (HCEs), monitoring of the centres of excellence and introducing performance audit. The PHC and UNICEF delegates reached this consensus here on Thursday at a meeting. The UNICEF delegation was led by health specialist UNICEF Headquarters Dr Ted Babe, while Chief Operating Officer PHC Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan headed the commission’s senior management. The UNICEF delegation comprised Dr Samia Rizwan, healthspecialist UNICEF ROSA Dr Sufang Guo and Dr Naila Shahid.  

Published in The Express Tribune, March 2nd, 2018.

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