LAHORE, July 29:

Specialized Healthcare Department in its meeting of Departmental Development Sub-Committee has approved 5 development schemes of different teaching hospitals in the province. The meeting of DDSC held today under the chair of Secretary Specialized Healthcare Muhammad Aamir Jan gave go head to undertake the projects without further delay.

The meeting was attended among others by Additional Secretary Development Dr Asif Tufail, Principal SIMS, MS Mayo Hospital, AMS Faisalabad Institute of Cardiology, Director Central Research Lab PGMI and Chief Planning Officer Health. The approved schemes are upgradation of endoscopy services of Jinnah Hospital costing Rs.26 million, replacement/purchase of gastro enterology machine of LGH/PGMI at a cost of Rs.250 million, purchase of radiotherapy source(Cobalt-60) scheme costing Rs.71.8 million, HVAC system in Faisalabad Institute of Cardiology at a cost of Rs.110 million and renovation of Gynae OPD and OT in Services Hospital costing Rs.383 million.

These development projects would be completed by end of June, 2022, the secretary added. Muhammad Aamir Jan said that the completion of these mega development schemes would benefit the patients suffering from liver, stomach, heart, cancer and Gynae with modern and quality healthcare facilities to the optimal level.

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