Crackdown: PHC seals 21 fake clinics

Published: March 9, 2018
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The Punjab Healthcare Commission and UNICEF agreed to work together to improve the quality of maternal, neonatal and child healthcare in the province of Punjab. PHOTO: FILE

The Punjab Healthcare Commission and UNICEF agreed to work together to improve the quality of maternal, neonatal and child healthcare in the province of Punjab. PHOTO: FILE

MULTAN: The Punjab Healthcare Commission (PHC) has sealed 21 fake clinics and treatment centres of quacks in the city and initiated legal proceedings against them. This was said by Punjab Healthcare Commission Spokesperson Amir Waqas Chaudhry on Thursday. He said that the PHC teams had sealed 21 businesses which included 12 fake dentists, seven general quacks, and two homeopathy clinics. Those sealed included Zakaria Dental Clinic, Awami Dental, Smile Dental Care, Riaz Dental Clinic, Aslam Dental Clinic, Dental Care Lab and Clinic, Shahzad Dental Clinic, City Smile Dental Lab, Wadhak Dental Care, Rana Dental Clinic, Alishba Dental Care and Chaudhry Dental Clinic. He added at seven centres, quacks were operating as general physicians, which included Al-Masoom Clinic, Nadeem Clinic, Noor Clinic, Sattar Clinic, Shahid Clinic and Zainab Medical Services. Two businesses of Al-Kareem Homeopathy Clinic and Al-Rehman Homeopathy Clinic were also sealed.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 9th, 2018.

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