Lahore- Deputy Secretary General, Jamaat e Islami, Dr Farid Ahmed Piracha, has called upon the Punjab government to immediately replace the old dialysis machines in severalgovernment hospitals including Mayo Hospital, Lahore in the interest of public health.

In a statement here, he said that the kidney patients had to undergo dialysis generally two times a week but they had to face great agony due to the old machines. He said the sick human beings needed prompt attention of the government as compared to the others.