RIUKT to open soon: Yasmin Rashid

A new Dental College will be set up in Rawalpindi


DNA October 03, 2020
PTI leader Dr Yasmin Rashid addressing a press conference in Lahore on Monday, September 18, 2017. EXPRESS NEWS SCREENGRAB

LAHORE:

Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid on Friday promised that the Rawalpindi Institute of Urology and Kidney Transplant (RIUKT) - which served as a dedicated centre to treat novel coronavirus (Covid-19) patients, will open for the public soon. She said this while chairing a high-level meeting to review the performance of medical institutions in Rawalpindi including the RIUKT, the Midwifery and Nursing Post Graduate Institute and the Dental College Programme and its curriculum at the Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department on Friday. “The Rawalpindi institute will be opened for the public very soon,” the provincial health minister said, adding that some good quality training courses are being conducted at the Rawalpindi Medical University. “A new Dental College will be set up in Rawalpindi. I have also directed our team to start work on a modern midwifery and nursing postgraduate institute in Rawalpindi,” she said. Dr Rashid added that the vacant positions of faculty will be filled in Rawalpindi Medical University (RMU).

Published in The Express Tribune, October 3rd, 2020.

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