Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif has said that to deal with the prevailing situation of dengue virus outspread, training programmes have been started for family physicians in teaching hospitals. Presiding over a meeting on anti-dengue campaign here in Lahore on Wednesday, Mian Shahbaz Sharif said that medical consultants were visiting private and trust hospitals regularly and at least 231 patients in 14 hospitals were being checked on daily basis. He claimed that due to precautionary measures and steps taken by the provincial government, the number of deaths due dengue and outspread of the disease has decreased. During the meeting, anti-dengue measures at 271 places and restaurants were reviewed and the chief minister directed the authorities concerned to make no compromise in this regard. Earlier Mian Shahbaz Sharif paid surprise visit to the clinical laboratories and dengue ward of Services Hospital and suspended the Deputy Medical Superintendent of the hospital, Dr Ghadafi over poor hygienic conditions and insufficient treatment facilities. He directed the doctors and paramedical staff to pay heed towards their duties and provide best treatment facilities to patients visiting the hospitals.