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Nine trauma centres to be set up in Balochistan

By Muhammad Akbar Notezai 2017-06-01
QUET TA: Balochistan Health Minister Rehmat Saleh Baloch on Wednesday said that nine trauma centres were being built on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) route passing through the province.

Talking to media persons, the minister said: `Trauma centres are being constructed along the CPEC route in order to provide immediate medical facilities in case of emergency or untowardsituation.

He said the health department was taking strict action against fake doctors across the province.

`The mafia of phony doctors exists in Balochistan, and action against them is under way,` he said. `We are also doing our best to provide basic health amenities to the people of the province.

Mr Baloch claimed that Hepatitis B and C patients were being given free medicines for the first time in the province, adding that hospitals were provided with modern machinery as well.