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LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmeen Rashid on Monday reviewed the situation of facilities available for 19 patients available in private hospitals at a meeting of Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education here.
Prof. Dr. Mahmood Shaukat, Special Secretary Salut Saeed, Consultant Prof. Asad Aslam Khan, CEO Punjab Healthcare Commission Prof. Saqib Aziz, Director Licensing PHC Dr. Anwar Janjua, DG Labor and representatives of hospitals were present in the meeting.
Representatives of private hospitals included Gharki Hospital, Doctors Hospital, Fatima Memorial Hospital, Surjimd, National Hospital, Hameed Latif, Shalamar Hospital, Gulab Devi, University of Lahore and other hospitals.
Special Secretary SH&ME Department Ms. Salut Saeed reviewed the situation. “We have had detailed meetings with representatives of the private sector. About 20 private institutions are attached to the teaching hospitals. Each teaching hospital has two ventilators and 20 beds reserved for corona patients,” he said.
In the private sector, 400 beds and 40 ventilators have been added. Information about the status of the facilities should be shared with the Central Control Room. The 2020 level rates for Corona patients in all teaching hospitals have been revised. PHC is in full coordination with private hospitals. All private hospitals will show their rates significantly. All complaints regarding oxygen supply will be resolved immediately with private hospitals. This is a national emergency and all stakeholders must work together. Our private sector will stand by the government in this moment of ordeal. We are all gathered to help the sick humanity. He said that our private sector is ready to support the government in Punjab including Lahore.