Staff, life-saving drugs to be made available in health units in Attock: DC.

TAXILA -- Attock Deputy Commissioner Dr Waqar Hassan Cheema has said that availability of necessary medical staff, especially doctors and life-saving drugs would be ensured at all health centres of the district so that people would get the benefit of health reforms at their doorstep without any delay. He expressed these views during his maiden visit to various health units in various parts of Pindigheb and Jand on Sunday.

He visited various basic health units and rural health units in remote and far flung areas of Attock to check the presence of medical staff and medicines at these centres.

'I am visiting these health units in remote and far flung areas of the district to monitor the situation of health facilities on the ground rather than sitting in the office and getting feedback through files,' said Mr Cheema while talking to journalists on this occasion. While elaborating on the progress of development projects in the health sector, he said that efforts are being made to complete work on multi-million projects in Attock city including the Mother and Child Hospital besides additional wards in District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital, a trauma centre and medical social service centres.

About other health projects, he said that the DHQ Hospital would be transformed into a state-of-the-art hospital in which space will be created for 150 additional beds and this space will gradually be increased.

He said...

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