LAHORE, January 14:

On the vision of the Prime Ministry Imran Khan and Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar to provide better healthcare facilities to every person, the administration of Lahore General Hospital (LGH) has converted it into patients lover hospital. Briefing about the performance and services during the previous year, The Principal PGMI/LGH Prof. Al-Freed Zafar has said that 1903930 patients were arrived in emergency and outdoor last year. On the direction of the Government of the Punjab and Health Minister Dr. Yasmeen Rashid the LGH is providing treatment and diagnostic facilities to the patients without purchee fee.

MS Dr. Amir Ghafoor Mufti and other administrator officers were also present on this occasion. He said that PGMI Punjab is only attached department of LGH in the country where doctors come from all provinces of country including abroad, Azad Jammu and Kashmir for specialization and students are equipped with the latest research being done in the field of medicine in the world so that these students could treat patients in a perfect manner. He further said that the students of the institute are imparting their duties in local as well as international hospitals and teaching institutes.

MS LGH Dr. Amir Ghafoor Mufti briefed about the annual report of Lahore General Hospital that 64506 patients were admitted in Indoor department, 987214 outpatients were treated last year while 916716 persons were taken to the hospital in emergency. In this year, 53233 persons have undergone minor operations in emergency while 28412 persons were given major in the same year. Similarly, 18845 dialysis, 5361 Gastroscopy and 56728 ECGs were performed at General Hospital and 51218 CT Scan, 135536 ultrasounds and 288 mammography, 3190 Fibroscan, 1593 Lithotripsy as well as 845 Nurou Angiography were undertaken.Talking about this annual report, Prof. Al-Freed Zafar said that this hospital has the honor of delivering therapeutic facilities to a record number of patients, which are a reflection of the vision given by Govt. of the Punjab and Health Department.

He said that besides patients their relatives are also provided rest and Panahgaah facilities. He further maintained that diagnostic facilities are also provided to millions of outdoor patients while doctors and paramedical staff have performed brilliantly in the year 2021. He expressed hoped that Insha Allah would show better performance than last year. ******

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