Jhagra chairs meeting to review health facilities in Kohat
PESHAWAR: Health Minister Taimur Khan Jhagra on Saturday chaired a high-level meeting to review health facilities in hospitals of Kohat district. The meeting was attended by Chairman District Development Advisory Committee (DDAC) Kohat, MPA Ziaullah Bangash, Special Assistant for Information, Kamran Bangash, Additional Chief Secretary Shahab Ali Shah, MPA Fakhar Jahan, Special Secretary Health Jameel Khan and other officials of the Health Department. The meeting discussed giving the status of the medical teaching institute (MTI) to District Headquarters Hospital KDA and Liaqat Memorial Hospital Kohat. The meeting was informed that after MTI, the board of directors of both hospitals would take decisions locally which would expedite work as well as benefit the people at large. The participants were informed that a summary had been sent to Chief Minister to provide health equipment and machinery to both hospitals, basic health units (BHUs) and rural health centers (RHCs). It was informed that the board of Health Foundation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa also approved to provide machinery and other essential items to hospitals. – APP