Minister orders release of funds for welfare initiative

In a meeting of the board of the Balochistan Endowment Fund

Mohammad Zafar April 19, 2019

QUETTA: Balochistan Minister for Social Welfare Asad Baloch instructed authorities to immediately initiate treatment of 100 patients at high quality hospitals in a meeting of the board of the Balochistan Endowment Fund (BEF).

The minister, who chaired the meeting, directed officials concerned to instantly release funds for patients having heart diseases. The destitute patients, who were selected under an initiative of the BEF, have to be provided treatment at quality health centres.

He said better health facilities should be given to the patients across the hospitals of the province. “If the necessary health facilities are not available in province, then the patients should immediately be referred to the hospitals out of the province,” he said.

It was further decided in the meeting that hospitals should be inspected and better health facilities provided.

Meanwhile, the Secretary Social Welfare, Abdul Rauf Baloch, Medical Superintendent of Bolan Medical College, Dr Faheem Khan and other officials were also present.


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