64 health centres to be set up in Pak Punjab: Minister
Live Punjab News Service
Gujranwala, Pakistan -- Pak Punjab Minister for Population Welfare Ms Nasim Lodhi has said 64 new health centres will be set up at tehsil headquarters in the province after the approval of the federal government and project will be completed under a phased programme.
She was addressing a meeting of Population Welfare officers here on Tuesday. The minister told each centre would have one lady doctor, one nurse, a technician, an accountant and menial staff. She told that mobile service was being augmented and number of mobile units was 100 as compared to 70 units in 2003. She told 17 new units would be added till the year 2008. These mobile units would reach remote places and emancipate people about population planning. The minister told that 115 new vehicles would be purchased for these mobile units. People would be educated about mother and child healthcare.