Lahore : Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has appreciated the performance of Punjab Medical team in dealing with dengue epidemic in KPK.
He said that all-out resources and cooperation should be extended to government and people over there to save them from dengue. He directed members of medical teams and mobile health unit to work round the clock to provide medical services to dengue effected patients. Service to ailing humanity is a form of worship and members of teams should continue work with this spirit, he added.
The Chief Minister has profoundly praised the endeavors of Provincial Minister Khawaja Imran Nazir and his team members.
Punjab Primary & Secondary Health Department has taken more steps for diagnosis and treatment of dengue patients in Khyber Pakhtunkhawa and eight ambulances of Punjab Emergency Rescue Service 1122 along with necessary medical equipments and medicines have been sent to Peshawar.
Moreover, two more mobile health units have also been dispatched for Peshawar on the instructions of Chief Minister.
Earlier, one mobile health unit has already been dispatched to Peshawar which is providing treatment facilities to the people of the area.
Provincial Minister Primary & Secondary Health Khawaja Imran Nazir who is present in Peshawar along with his medical team told that on the directions of Chief Minister, three CBC analyzer machines for blood test of dengue patients and NS-1 kits for dengue tests have also been sent to Peshawar from Lahore.
Kh. Imran Nazir was of the view that Convener Dengue Expert Advisory Group, Prof. Dr. Faisal Masood and his team examined 800 persons and blood screening was conducted in the laboratory of mobile health unit.
Kh. Imran Nazir informed that dengue has been confirmed in 150 persons whose treatment has been started.