Free Mobile Medical Delivery Unit opened

FMMDU to provide free medical facilities to 300-400 patients of far-flung areas on a daily basis


APP March 30, 2019
PHOTO: FILE

LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Health Dr Yasmin Rashid has said that Free Mobile Medical Delivery Unit (FMMDU) will provide free medical facilities to 300-400 patients of far-flung areas on a daily basis.

The minister inaugurated an FMMDU on Gaushala Bund Road. A large number of locals were also present on the occasion.

She said that male and female doctors would check patients at the FMMDU. Facility of free of charge laboratory tests of diabetes, hepatitis, tuberculosis, typhoid, CBC, complete chemistry, ECG, X-Ray, ultrasound and other tests would be available for patients.

The CCTV cameras have been installed at the FMMDU to monitor the performance of doctors, she said. Details of the patient would be entered in the EMR system before providing them treatment. The administrator, male and female medical officers, pharmacists, nurses, ward boy, X-ray technicians, sweeper and other staff will perform their duties round- the-clock.

A special pharmacy has been set up at the FMMDU for providing free of charge medicines to patients as well, she said.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 30th, 2019.

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