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CM Maryam allows her chopper to be used for shifting patients to hospitals

By News Desk

March 15, 2024 09:23 AM


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Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz has allowed her helicopter to be used to transport patients to hospitals in emergencies, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Friday.

She announced this while chairing a meeting in Lahore at which she was briefed about the air ambulance service in detail.  

She said that most of the people in Pakistan lost their lives only because they are not shifted to hospitals on time, adding it was necessary to shift people to hospitals on time, especially in far-flung areas of the province, in the event of an accident.

She further said that she was pained to see a cardiac patient at Sargodha hospital feeling helpless.

The chief minister said that the Rescue1122 service would soon be launched on motorways as well.

She told the meeting that soon air ambulance service would be launched in Punjab.

Senior Provincial Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb, Provincial Adviser Pervaiz Rashid, Provincial Minister for Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Khawaja Salman Rafiq, Provincial Minister for Primary and Secondary Health Khawaja Imran Nazir, chief secretary, chairman P&D, secretary finance and other concerned officials attended the meeting.


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