LAHORE

16 member delegation of Young Doctors Association Punjab, headed by Dr Javed Aheer, on Wednesday called on Minister Health Salima Hashmi and apprised her about situation at hospitals and problems being faced by the medical community.

The delegation requested the minister to intervene and resolve outstanding issue of service structure, cases against doctors and availability of free medicine at hospitals. Salima Hashmi assured the YDA leadership of making sincere efforts to resolve the issues.

DENGUE DRIVE

District Coordination Officer Rizwan Mehboob has directed all the officers concerned of the City District Government Lahore to lunch a comprehensive campaign against those not cooperating in anti-dengue campaign.

The DCO expressed these views while chairing a meeting in connection with anti-dengue drive at Town Hall on Wednesday.

The meeting was attended by Assistant Commissioners, Town Administrators, Health Department officials, PHA officials, Town Municipal officers, Council officers, Entomologist and others.

Official of Health Department briefed the DCO that weekly meetings are being arranged at town levels and performance of employees was being inspected continuously.

They told the DCO that 650 fogging machines were available and 20 vehicles were being used for dengue brigade. The DCO directed the assistant commissioners and town municipal officers that they should ensure implementation on all SOPs regarding dengue.