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Healthcare Commission to introduce clinical governance in Punjab.

LAHORE, October 30, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Punjab government has constituted Health Care Commission under Health Care Commission Act 2010 to introduce a regime of clinical governance in Punjab by regulating public, private and non-governmental healthcare establishments at tertiary, secondary and primary levels. The government has notified six persons as members of the PHC Board. These include Justice Amir Raza Khan, Dr Amjad Saquib, Arif Saeed, Munir Ahmed Qureshi (alias) Munno Bhai, Dr Naeem-ud-din Mian and Viqar A.Khan. According to a handout received Saturday, the Board in its first meeting has elected Justice Amir Raza Khan as the unopposed Chairperson. The meeting made some decisions regarding important affairs of the Commission and decided to re-convene next week. The overall objective of the Commission is to improve quality of health service delivery and health outcome by introducing health standards that all healthcare establishments will need to comply with in order to conduct business.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Geographic Code:9INDI
Date:Oct 30, 2011
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