Nasir Shah inaugurates 12th Chest Pain Unit in Karachi.


KARACHI -- Sindh Local Government Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah on Sunday inaugurated the 12th Chest Pain Unit (CPU) of National Institute of cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) beneath Manzil Pump flyover near Quaidabad and advised other provincial governments in the country to follow the footsteps of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) in serving the society without any discrimination. 'NICVD is a flagship program of Pakistan People's Party and its 14 chest pain units and 10 satellite centres are not only serving heart patients of entire Pakistan, but people from other provinces are also coming to Karachi and other parts of Sindh to avail quality cardiac treatment, which is being offered free of charge,' Shah said while speaking at the inauguration of 12th Chest Pain Unit of the NICVD here on Sunday.

Shah, who cut the ribbon to inaugurate the NICVD's Chest Pain Unit at Manzil pump along with PPP MNA from the area Syed Agha Rafiullah and Minister for Katchi Abadies Murtaza Baloch, said NICVD was not only a cardiac care facility, but it had also evolved into a revolutionary health program under the leadership of Prof. Nadeem Qamar, who has converted a single hospital into a chain of 24 health facilities in entire province within a few years.

'The container inaugurated today is a complete cardiac care facility, and such containers have saved thousands of lives of in a short span of time in Karachi...

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