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Balochistan govt to establish medical emergency, response centres.

ISLAMABAD -- Balochistan government has planned to establish medical emergency and response centres on the highways of the province in order to provide ambulance service and first aid to save human life in serious road accidents and emergency situations, the official source told reporter here on Friday.

The source said the government had allocated an amount of Rs 3.5 billion for establishing the centres on the main highways and had been already released the amount of Rs 340 million to expedite development process of these centres.

He said that every centre would consist of two ambulances and fire brigade vehicle with fully equipped and trained staff.

The setting up of such proper rescue service would end the miseries of ailing masses and would help mitigate losses of life during accidents and emergencies, he added.

He said that the provincial health department would be supervising the programme of emergency centres on highways and the department would be connected with district headquarters hospital according to the plan.

However, the well known and sustainable Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) shows their confidence on the policies of the Balochistan government especially the efforts made by Chief Minister Jam Kamal.

The NGOs were expressing their interest to work on partnership basis with the provincial government for the betterment of the health and education sector of the province, he added.

'The provincial government appreciates their willingness to work for the welfare of humanity and the government would extend every possible support to them,' the official maintained.

He said all stakeholders were joining hands with the provincial government for the betterment of service delivery and governance in the province.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Mar 2, 2019
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