Zafar Mirza Visits Dengue Wards At PIMS, Polyclinic
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 22nd Sep, 2019 ) :Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Dr Zafar Mirza on Sunday visited the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) and the Federal Government Polyclinic (FGPC) to examine the facilities being provided to the patients at dengue wards in hospitals.
He said there would be zero tolerance in provision of medical care to the admitted patients and he would personally monitor the dengue wards.
He said the health department had been fumigating the most affected areas. He said that research would be conducted in the coming days to find out reasons behind spread of dengue virus in this region.
He said an emergency centre had been established at the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the entire statistics was available at the NIH's website.
He said that keeping in view the possible increase in number of dengue patients, owners of private hospitals in Islamabad were contacted who ensured to provide a total of 1,000 beds in their hospitals in case of capacity issue in the government hospitals.
He added the treatment at these private hospitals would be free of cost.