288 health centres to be upgraded.


LAHORE -- Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department has decided to upgrade 288 health centres (BHUs/RHCs) across Punjab under the Prime Minister's National Health Program (PMNHP). This decision was taken at a meeting chaired by P and SH Secretary Captain (R) Muhammad Usman on Wednesday to review progress of special measures adopted under the PMNHP. Special Secretary Muhammad Ajmal Bhatti and Punjab Health Facilities Management Company CEO Irfan Memon briefed the secretary about the progress on PMNHP. According to the plan, the health department will ensure round-the-clock emergency service in 195 BHUs and start OPD service in the evening after converting 42 BHUs to BHU Plus. Meanwhile, emergency blocks and nurseries for children will build in 35 RHCs.

The health department will also ensure non-stop emergency service in 40 BHUs of...

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