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Review Meeting of PPHI and Medical Emergency Response Centers

Quetta, September 10, 2020 (PPI-OT): Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan has said that if we improve the services of primary health centers, the burden on major hospitals can be reduced. It is important to ensure the attendance of staff posted in primary health centers. Will be entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring staff attendance, improving the health sector is the top priority of the government and we are accountable to the people in this regard, he said at the People’s Primary Health Initiatives (PPHI) During the review meeting in which the performance of Medical Emergency Response Centers was also reviewed, the Chief Executive of PPHI Aziz Jamali while briefing on the relevant issues informed that under PPHI all the districts of the province.

The basic health centers are providing medical facilities and medicines in gynecology and other fields and a large population of the province is benefiting from them. The Chief Minister directed the Finance Department to release the funds of the institution The Chief Minister directed to further strengthen and expand the MNCH Project for Children and Women Nutrition Program and the Telemedicine Project under PPHI. He said that these projects are of great importance in terms of their nature, protection of maternal and child health and help in providing modern treatment facilities to the people of remote areas through telemedicine method.

Appreciating the performance of emergency centers on national highways under the MERC program, the Chief Minister said that precious lives could be saved by providing immediate medical aid to the injured in case of traffic accidents, the Chief Executive said. More than 800 trained personnel have been deployed in more than 25 emergency centers of MERC on various national highways of the country.

Directed to provide more funds for the project, on this occasion It was decided that the NHA would also be approached for assistance in setting up emergency centers and providing facilities on national highways as the responsibility for accident prevention and emergency services on national highways is primarily The meeting was also attended by Secretary Information, Secretary P and E, Additional Secretary Finance and Additional Secretary Health.

For more information, contact:
Press Secretary,
Government of Balochistan
Chief Minister Secretariat,
Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan
Tel: +92-81-9202526
Website: http://balochistan.gov.pk/

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