Govt strengthening primary healthcare system: Dr. Nadeem

Caretaker Health Minister Dr. Nadeem Jan says the government has created a coherent and comprehensive strategy to develop health sector on modern lines.

He stated this while receiving a briefing from District Health Officer in Islamabad about the health facilities in the federal capital.

The Minister said the government is strengthening the primary healthcare system to reduce burden of patients on major hospitals.

He said the primary healthcare system is being digitized to provide best medical facilities to patients of rural areas.

Meanwhile, talking about anti-polio campaign in the country, Health Minister Dr. Nadeem Jan urged the people to administer Polio drops to their children.

He said that eradication of Polio from the country is responsibility of every citizen. He said that incidence polio has been reduced to only a few areas of the country.

The Health Minister said that for the global certification requires that no polio case emerges for the next thirty years.

He urged the educated people to create awareness among masses about the crippling disease.

Source: Radio Pakistan