Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Punjab govt to enhance security measures at public hospitals: Dr Yasmeen


LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Health Dr. Yasmeen Rashid on Wednesday said that the provincial government will enhance security measures at all public hospitals in the province, ARY News reported.

According to a statement issued from his office, Dr Yasmeen said that security of all government hospital will be monitored with CCTV cameras on regular basis.

Chairing a high-level meeting at Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department, she said that trained security staff will be deputed at the entry and exit points of the hospitals. The minister said that complete security will be provided to the patients at the government hospitals.

On the occasion, SSP security Lahore Muhammad Naveed said that training will be provided to the security guards of government hospitals at police line Gujjar Singh.

Punjab secretary health, special secretaries Mian Shakeel and Mudassir Waheed Malik, SSP Security Lahore Muhammad Naveed and others were present in the meeting.

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Earlier on June 25, alleged kidnapper had been caught on camera, taking away newborn from the hospital’s maternity ward lobby in a shopping bag.

A veiled woman who could be seen clearly in the video had an infant in her arms before entering the hospital’s washroom who was nowhere to be seen as she had come out of it.

She had a shopping bag in her hand which she had not carry previously. According to reports, the family of the newborn had revealed the identity of the woman, revealing her name to be Ulfat.


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