NA body passes Transplantation of Human Organ and Tissues (Amendment) Bill, 2019
ISLAMABAD: The meeting of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination was held here to discuss two important bills.
The committee meeting which was held under the Chairmanship of Khalid Hussain Magsi, unanimously passed ‘The Transplantation of Human Organ and Tissues (Amendment) Bill, 2019’.
Earlier, the committee discussed ‘The Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues (Amendment) Bill, 2019’ moved by Ms. Kishwar Zehra in detail which was passed after detailed deliberations.
The committee also discussed ‘The Mental Health (Amendment) Bill, 2020’ moved by Ms. Nusrat Wahid, MNA in detail and after detailed deliberations on the said bill the committee unanimously passed ‘The Mental Health (Amendment) Bill, 2020’.
The committee also discussed the alarming situation of population growth in the country and decided to formulate a policy on population growth under the supervision of federal government and also take provincial governments on board in this regard.
The committee directed PEMRA to launch a program once in a week on population growth for the awareness of the general public. - APP