Karachi, April 28, 2016 (PPI-OT):Provincial Minister Health Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that for the development of Lyari the people of Lyari have to come forward. The Government is trying to provide such health care facilities to the people of Lyari so that they need not to go to Civil Hospital or Jinnah postgraduate centre. This he said while talking to the people gathered there during his surprise visit to Lyari General Hospital on Thursday. He took serious notice that there were Echo Machine, Generator and lift were out of order.
He directed to provide Echo Machine within 24 hours while generator and lift to be repaired at earliest. The Health Minister also took serious notice of non availability of medicines and not forming of usual medical tests in the hospital. He directed Medical Superintendent Lyari Hospital Dr. Khalil Pathan to improve matters within a week otherwise he would take strict action against him, while directing Dr. An Jim Principal Lyari Medical College to ensure that Gynae ward should work round the clock and normal and cessarian cases be formed.
Mr. Dahar also visited the ward specially established for the patients affected by heat stroke and asked the administration to enhance capacity there and to erect a big shade in the hospital premises. Meanwhile the provincial minister health further directed to provide hepatitis screening and vaccination in the hospital and ensure availability of medicines in the hospital.
The Health Minister took notice of a large number of quacks in Lyari and directed DHO concerned to take strict action against them. Later the provincial minister health also visited Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Trauma Centre and inspected ongoing development work on 9th and 13th floor. On this occasion MS Trauma Centre Dr. Saeed Qureshi and MS civil Hospital Dr. Jamie Siddique were accompanied by Health Minister.
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