June 29, 2020
Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed the health department to submit a comprehensive plan to fully functionalize OPDs and operation theatres adding that required steps should be taken within 10-days positively to facilitate the patients.
While presiding over a meeting, the CM directed the Health Minister to nominate focal persons for the complete operationalization of OPDs and operation theatres in every district. Similarly, a public awareness campaign should be run as well. Plugging the holes will improve the situation as patients face difficulties due to lack of complete functioning of OPDs and operation theatres, he maintained.
The CM expressed the satisfaction that effective measures taken by the Punjab government have helped to overcome the spread of coronavirus as the number of cases is declining. He directed to ensure strict compliance of governmental instructions for restricting the spread of the virus. He appreciated that doctors and paramedics have performed yeoman service to control the virus and directed that adoption of precautionary measures should be ensured for them.
Minister Health Dr Yasmin Rashid, Chief Secretary, health secretaries and others attended the meeting.