"Increasing number of patients could overwhelm the facilities available in hospitals," Dr Shaukat further said.
A Punjab government project aimed at treating and providing free medicines to the cancer patients free of cost has hit the snags after a delay in the release of funds.
LAHORE: Health Minister Punjab Yasmin Rashid has directed for making shelters for relatives of patients in public hospitals, ARY News reported on Friday. The minister issued these directives, while chairing a meeting of medical superintendents (MS) of the teaching hospitals. In the first phase four teaching hospitals at Lahore and Rawalpindi Holy Family Hospital would make arrangements for provision of shelters to fight out increasingly cold weather. “We are going to make shelters for attendants of patients at…