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Health Department KP Provide Healthcare Facilities To 50,000 Tourists

PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 9th Jun, 2019 ) :Minister for Health Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dr. Hisham Inam Ullah Khan Sunday said that the special health unites teams established well before Eid-ul-Fitr have been provided healthcare facilities to more than 40,000 people across the province despite Eid holidays.

He said directives have been given to the doctors, para-medics and nursing staff of the special health Unites established to facilitate the tourists round the clock besides ensure healthcare, provision of timely medicines, and other treatment facilities in DHQs at Mansehra, Abbottabad, Chitral, Swat, Kalam, Naran, Khaghan and other picnic spots.

He said there were services deliveries round the clock. He said it was for the first time that the Ambulance Mobile Unite have motorcycle mobile unite because of the rush on roads and timely reaching to deal with any untoward incident.

Minister Health Dr. Hisam Inam Ullah Khan disclosed that it was also ensure to continue mobile patrolling to the people during road mishap and other road accidents. He said it was also planned to establish camps on road side during prominent tourists sites including Naran, Khaghan, Abbottabad, Nathigali, Ayubia, Swat, Kalam, Shogram, Chitreal, Lake Saif Ul Maluk, Babo Sar Top, Sari Pai with the aim to provide timely healthcare facilities to the tourists.

The people also appreciated the behavior and dealing of the doctors, paramedics and nursing staff and expressed satisfaction over the arrangement made by the provincial govt and health department only to facilitate the tourists.

He said besides healthcare facilities during any emergency, the health and mobile unites also provide due facilities of Oxygen to the people, especially at Lak Saif Ul Maluk and Babo Sar Top. Dr. Hisham on this occasion informed the media men that he himself supervised all activities and getting information from each of the mobile unites connected to main centers first at Deputy Commissioner Office and Health Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

He disclosed that the Healthcare Mobile Unite provided medical assistant to more than 40,000 tourists besides rescued the injured due to land sliding wherein two people were killed and 10 other injured when a landslide hit a convey of vehicles in Khaghan area. The health unite provided timely healthcare facilities to the injured and among those were of series condition were referred to hospital. He said it is record that the staff of the Mobile Healthcare Unite Ambulance reached at the high of 10578 feet in Lake Saif Ul Maluk.

He also appreciated DHQs staff including Dr. Faisal Khan Zada of DHQ Abbottabad, Dr. Shehzad of DHQ Mansehra, DHQ Swat and Chitral along with paramedics and nursing staff for serving the tourists.

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