PHC seals private hospital, registers case against quack.

LAHORE -- The Punjab Healthcare Commission (PHC) has sealed a private hospital for violating the commission orders and got registered a case against a quack for illegally de-sealing a pharmacy.

According to a PHC spokesperson on Sunday, a private hospital Zaib Medical Centre, located at Johar Town here, was sealed for not implementing the commission orders to stop provision of treatment facilities, and was fined Rs 0.5 million, which is the maximum as per the PHC Act 2010. Instead of acting as per the directions, and to avoid further legal action, foreign nationals, who were running the setup, changed its name to Zaib Medical Centre from Zhong Baa Hospital. The foreign medics were found treating patients without getting registered with the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council. A PHC team sealed the...

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