10 Health Camps To Be Set Up To Make The Rawalpindi Diseases Free

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10 health camps to be set up to make the Rawalpindi diseases free

City administration would hold 10 medical camps in Rawalpindi and Cantonment areas, under the week long health drive being observed from April 20 to 28 for ensuring better health care facilities at the doorstep of people

RAWALPINDI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th Apr, 2019 ) :City administration would hold 10 medical camps in Rawalpindi and Cantonment areas, under the week long health drive being observed from April 20 to 28 for ensuring better health care facilities at the doorstep of people.

The camps are being commemorated in connection with" World Immunization Week" , said Chief Executive Officer Dr Rashid Khan here on Tuesday.

Talking to APP, he said free of cost tests of Measles, Pertussis, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Hepatitis-B, Tuberculosis, Malaria, diabetics would be carried out in six Union Councils of the city and four wards of the Rawalpindi Cantonment board area.

He said one camp would be set up on each day during the week in Union councils 3,5,6.

7.9 and 37 of the city and Ward 1 to 4 in Cantt areas which have been declared high risk areas.

Dr. Rashid said medical consultation, examination, vaccination and treatment would also be provided at the camps.

The CEO said teams have also be constituted to monitor the camps daily as Punjab government was committed to provide best health care facilities to the residents at their doorstep.

He said the Punjab government was actively following EPI, a disease prevention programme to reduce illness, disability and mortality rate to achieve 100 per cent results set for the health sector under the millennium development goal.

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