Punjab Health Minister Khawaja Imran Nazir For Provision Of Better Health Facilities At Kotmomin

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Punjab Health Minister Khawaja Imran Nazir for provision of better health facilities at Kotmomin

Punjab Health Minister Khawaja Imran Nazir has said that emergency steps have been taken to control increasing cases of HIV Aids and Hepatitis in and around Kot Imrana near Kotmomin on the directions of Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif.

SARGODHA, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Feb, 2018 ) :Punjab Health Minister Khawaja Imran Nazir has said that emergency steps have been taken to control increasing cases of HIV Aids and Hepatitis in and around Kot Imrana near Kotmomin on the directions of Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif.

During his visit to a medical camp set up at the village for collection of blood samples of the area people, the minister said that thousand of samples had been sent to laboratory so far and the report would be received on Feb 20.

He said that after receiving of the reports, the affected people would be provided free-of-cost treatment while a well-equipped laboratory for HIV and Hepatitis would be functional at THQ Kotmomin within two weeks.

The minister called upon people to cooperate with the Health Department teams for collection of blood samples and creation of awareness about the causes of such diseases and adoption of precautionary measures.

He directed the Health Department to launch an awareness campaign in this regard. The minister was accompanied by additional secretary health Muhammad Asim, DC Liaqat Ali Chatha, CEO health Sargodha, Dr Nusrat Riaz and others.

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