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Farooq takes notice of poor performance of RHCs.

LAHORE, November 15, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Director Health services health services Managed care The benefits covered under a health contract  Lahore division Lahore Division was a former administrative division of the Punjab Province of Pakistan, until the reforms of 2000 abolished the third tier of government.

Lahore Division was also an administrative division of Punjab Province of British India.
 Dr. Umer Farooq Baloch has directed EDOs of Lahore division to improve the performance of Rural Health Centres (RHCs) and submit him reports fortnightly fort·night·ly  
adj.
Happening or appearing once in or every two weeks.

adv.
Once in a fortnight.

n. pl. fort·night·lies
A publication issued once every two weeks.
. According to health department sources, he directed the Executive Director Officers (EDOs) of Lahore, Kasur, Nankana Sahib and Sheikhupura fall in Lahore division to provide free health care facilities at all RHCs in line with the directions of Chief Minister Punjab and strict disciplinary action be taken against negligent officers. He also directed the doctors and LHVs of all RHCs to provide available health care facilities to the visiting patients and do not refer them to private clinics. He warned that strict disciplinary action would be taken against the responsible officials if he receive any complaint in this regard in future. Dr.Baloch said that data of mortality rate of the union council level would be sought in order to monitor the performance of LHVs.

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