Balochistan gets second trauma centre

CM Marri lauds health minister for addressing plight of govt hospitals

Mohammad Zafar July 26, 2018
Caretaker Chief Minister of Balochistan Alauddin Marri. PHOTO: EXPRESS

QUETTA: True to his word, caretaker Balochistan Chief Minister Alauddin Marri on Tuesday inaugurated the much-needed second ‘trauma centre’ of the province at the Bolan Medical Complex (BMC) Hospital.

“The provincial government is fulfilling its responsibility of providing adequate health facilities to the people,” said the interim chief minister at the inauguration ceremony.

Caretaker Minister for Health Faiz Kakar, Health Secretary Saleh Nasir, Finance Secretary Qamar Masood, BMC Hospital Medical Superintendent (MS) Dr Changez Gichki and other officials were presented.

During the tour of the hospital, Marri visited the x-ray room, operation theatre, medical store and various other wards of the BMC’s trauma centre and directed the health officials to pay keen attention towards the maintenance of the centre.

He urged the doctors and medical staff to be more serious towards their sacred profession.

He lauded the performance of Kakar, saying, “The health minister has worked very well in addressing the plight of government hospitals.”

Briefing the chief minister about the province’s second trauma centre in Quetta, the BMC Hospital MS said, “The trauma centre is fully equipped with modern machineries that have the capacity to provide treatment to 25 patients at a time.”

Separately, Marri visited Fatima Jinnah Chest Hospital (FJCH) and inaugurated the intensive care unit ward in the province’s only chest hospital.

He visited various departments of the FJCH.

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