SADIQABAD - The Punjab Population Welfare Department has set up surgery camps which will remain functional till March 24 for women across Rahim Yar Khan district.

District Officer (Health) Dr Ghulam Rabbani praised the establishment of camps for birth control surgery in the district, saying that they would produce positive affects. The health doctors would fully cooperate with the population department, he said while addressing a meeting of the District Technical Committee in the District Health Office Rahim Yar Khan. He also assured District Officer (Punjab Population Welfare) Muhammad Aslam of deployment of one doctor in each tehsil of the district.

On the occasion, Mr Aslam said that at these camps, women would be provided with free diagnosis and treatment facilities. He also appealed to the health officer to ensure availability of male surgeons as well to handle cases regarding surgery of males in order to set up male camps in the areas as well.

The meeting was also told that there was no paucity of birth control medicines across the district. Later, the population officer appealed to the health officials and members of non-governmental organisations to refer cases to these camps so that maximum number of people could derive benefit from these medical camps.

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He expressed these views during a meeting with the federation’s officeholders. On the occasion, federation’s city chairman Shahzad Ahmad Mughal, president Zeeshan, general secretary Tanzeel, Ahmad Raza among others were also present.