The Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has revealed that the Punjab government is considering launching air ambulance service. It will be helpful in airlifting the patients from remote areas to the hospitals in time.
A delegation of the alumni doctors from the US and UK of King Edward Medical University (KEMU) called on Buzdar’s office. The delegation was led by Dr. Yasmin Rashid, the Health Minister.
Buzdar said that the PTI government is focused to improve the healthcare facilities to provide best possible facilities to the public. In emergency wards of the government hospitals, senior doctors will be incorporated. Emergency wards will be upgraded. And then air ambulance services will also be introduced for the betterment of the public.
He said to the delegation that their recommendations are welcomed for further development in the healthcare sector. Buzdar further added expatriate doctors expertise will be used for more improvement.
At the occasion many senior doctors along with Dr. RaheelSiddiqui the Principal Secretary to CM, Dr. Shahbaz Gill Punjab government spokesman, Khalid Masood Gondal the VC KEMU, Prof Ijaz Hussain the Pro-VC were present. From KEMU Alumni North America Dr. Naseem Sheikh, Dr. Ahmad Hassan, DrAyesha Najeeb, and Dr. Tabinda were present while from Association of Physicians of Pakistan North America Dr. Zafar Iqbal and Dr. Tanzeem Haider were present.
About the 100-day performance of the CM he said, “Your performance is directly linked with the benefits provided to the people and departments should initiate such steps which could directly benefit the people.”