RHCs and BHUs to offer services round the clock: CM.

PESHAWAR -- Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has said that the rural health centres (RHCs) and basic health units (BHUs) are being upgraded and converted into 24/7 health facilities to provide quality treatment to the people in far-flung areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

He said that a project had been initiated to revamp the non-teaching district headquarter hospitals in order to ensure quality treatment facilities at the local level.

In a statement issued from the CM Secretariat here on Saturday, Mr Khan said that the government had taken pragmatic steps to develop health sector on modern lines. He said that the KP government was striving for establishment of a welfare state for which various reforms and uplift schemes had been introduced.

The chief minister stated that a number of initiatives were taken to align the health system with the public demands, including clinical skills lab in Hayatabad Medical Complex, establishment of modular operation theatres in tertiary care health facilities and revamping non-teaching DHQ hospitals.

Upgradation of basic healthcare facilities, provision of medical equipment, recruitment of doctors, uplifting of tertiary care hospitals and extension of Sehat Card to all the residents of the...

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