OUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE - Lahore General Hospital management is going to establish High Dependency Units to provide medical facilities to serious patients, said Prof Dr Tariq Sallahuddin, Principal PGMI and LGH on Saturday while presiding over a meeting of hospital administration. He said that Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif had awarded commendatory certificates to 50 doctors, nurses, paramedics and lab technicians of Lahore General Hospital in recognition of services, they rendered during struggle against recent epidemic of dengue. During the epidemic a number of 230702 suspected dengue patients came to LGH which was the biggest chunk of such patients at any hospital in the city. A number 255684 patients were tested for CBC and 6258 patients went back to their homes after recovery. Presently only one dengue patient was under treatment at LGH. The hospital administration took the initiatives like establishment of High Dependency Units, fixing a full block for dengue patients, cancellation of weekly offs of staff and initiation of health education programme at LGH. One of the brilliant student nurses named Asma Kanwal also lost her life while serving the dengue patients, he concluded.