Air Ambulance Service to be Launched in Pakistan Soon
LAHORE – Chairman of CM’s Task Force Dr. Tahir Ali Javaid chaired a meeting to review launching of air ambulance service similar to Rescue 1122 at King Edward Medical University on Wednesday.
Dr. Tahir Ali Javaid said that air ambulance was need of the hour. He directed taking suggestions from members and institutions before drafting the policy.
In the first stage, service would be started in Multan, Lahore, DG Khan and on Motorways. After that, the service would be gradually extended to other cities of Pakistan.
Vice Chancellor of King Edward Medical University Prof Khalid
Moreover, Prof. Abrar Ashraf briefed the Chairman (CM’s) about medical services being provided at the surgical tower of Mayo Hospital.
CM Punjab Usman Bazdar announced that his government was considering to launch an air ambulance service to ensure the patients of far-flung areas reach hospitals on time.
CM Punjab Usman Buzdar said the provision of quality healthcare facilities has been especially focused by the P.T.I government and different resources are being used for providing best treatment facilities to the public.
The P.T.I government has started moving in the right direction and foundations of Naya Pakistan has been laid under the leadership of PM Imran Khan. Work was done continuously during the first 100 days as improving
Director Emergency Prof. Yaar Muhammad also said, 12700 patients were being treated in Emergency annually.
Provincial Ministers Ajmal Cheema, Chief Secretary, Spokesperson to CM Dr. Shahbaz Gill, Prof. Saira Afzal, Hafiz Ammar Yasir, Hashim Dogar, Raja Basharat, Prof. Raafea Tafweez, Ijaz Alam, administrative secretaries, and high officials attended the meeting.
Via: The Nation