Every Union Council of Islamabad is going to have a minimum of one health facility, and for this, two more Rural Health Centres ( RHCs ) and nine Basic Health Units (BHUs) will be built in the rural sections of the city in the upcoming years.
The Minister of National Health Services Amer Mehmood Kiani done this observation while expressing the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan at the time of consultations with the chairmen of the union councils of Islamabad here Tuesday in connection with the first-ever health strategy of Islamabad.
The purpose of the meeting was to not only brief them on the new improvements in the district health system, but also to find seek recommendations of the peoples’ representatives.
Kiani added that a comprehensive major health care system will be improved for the districts to make sure timely availability of health services at the doorstep of communities, including recruitment of 600 more LHWs. The scope of services in hospitals are also being updated along with building of Islamabad General Hospital at Tarlai , development of new building of Poly Clinic, and expansion of National Institute of Rehabilitative Medicine.
MNA of Islamabad Ali Awan thought that the plan shown by the Minister was committed and provided a great chance for the people of Islamabad to boost their health outcomes.