PHC to launch anti-quackery drive

Published: September 5, 2018
SHARES
Email
She expressed these views while chairing her first meeting on healthcare watchdog Punjab Healthcare Commission.

PHOTO:FILE

She expressed these views while chairing her first meeting on healthcare watchdog Punjab Healthcare Commission. PHOTO:FILE

Minister for Health Punjab Dr Yasmin Rashid has said Punjab Healthcare Commission (PHC) should work as the engine of anti-quackery drive and maximum compensation of complaints lodged by general masses should be ensured. She expressed these views while chairing her first meeting on healthcare watchdog Punjab Healthcare Commission. PHC Chief Operating Officer (COO) Dr Ajmal Khan briefed the minister about achievements of his department. Taking notice of the lapse in recoveries on account of fines, she directed the COO to recover the amount without further delay.

“Real hurdle was the stay orders by lower judiciary, however honourable Supreme Court had recently passed on its directions to district and session courts to avoid unnecessary stay orders,” Dr Ajmal told the health minister. Dr Yasmin Rashid while seeking a report on quality assurance, also directed PHC to submit details of actions taken to date.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 5th, 2018.

Facebook Conversations

Leave Your Reply Below

Your comments may appear in The Express Tribune paper. For this reason we encourage you to provide your city. The Express Tribune does not bear any responsibility for user comments.

Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive. For more information, please see our Comments FAQ.

More in Punjab