Health facilities in 10 dists to be outsourced, says ShahbazArchive
LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says revolutionary reforms are being introduced in the health sector.
Addressing a meeting through video link at the Civil Secretariat on Tuesday, he said the maximum participation of the private sector would be ensured for improving public health facilities.
He said a decision had been taken to improve public health facilities in the province under a phased programme, adding that in the first phase basic and rural health centres and tehsil and district headquarters hospitals would be outsourced in 10 districts.
Shahbaz said a business model should be evolved to ensure the maximum participation of private sector in medical facilities in 10 districts and a final business model should be presented within seven days in this regard.
Adviser on Health Khwaja Salman Rafiq, MPA Rana Sanaullah, Parliamentary Secretary Imran Nazir and others attended the meeting.
Published in Dawn, May 20th, 2015
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