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Yasmin Rashid directs to send additional doctors to public hospitals in Punjab

LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Health Dr Yasmin Rashid here on Saturday directed to send additional doctors to all the public hospitals in Punjab, ARY News reported.

“Health services in OPD should be made operational by sending extra doctors,” Dr Yasmin Rashid said while presiding over a high level meeting in Lahore.

She said all the government hospitals would be provided complete security and nobody would be let take hostage the environment of public hospitals.

On April 17, Dr. Yasmin Rashid had warned of strict action against medical stores for the illegal increase in medicines prices.

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Addressing an inaugural session of a seminar, organized with mutual cooperation of UNICEF and Punjab Health Department at a local hotel, Dr Yasmin Rashid had said that medical facilities were being gradually improved in the public sector hospitals of the province.

According to a statement issued by Directorate General Public Relations Punjab, the minister had said that the foundation of a healthy society could be laid by creating awareness among the mothers regarding preventing their children from different diseases.

She had said that administering anti-fatal disease injection to the children was very important and added that by using clean drinking water, children could be safeguarded from the disease.



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