Planning Minister directs the Punjab administration to upgrade hospitals under PSDP


ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has directed the Punjab administration to upgrade Tehsil and District hospitals under PSDP and prepare its PC-1. 

Chairing a high level meeting on the status of development programs and funds related to Health sector in Punjab, through video link today (Friday), he assured the assistance of Federal government in this regard.

On the occasion, Punjab Health Minister Yasmeen Rashid apprised the Minister of the plan to set up an integrated Communicable Disease Center on the pattern of National Institute of Health.

Yasmeen Rashid said at the time of Corona Pandemic such a center is a matter of urgency.

Asad Umar was also apprised about the constructions of Mother and Child Care Hospitals and other ongoing Health projects in Punjab.

It was informed that Punjab government is fully prepared to construct six Mother and Child Care Hospitals in the province.  

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