LAHORE (APP) - The City hospitals, Red Crescent Society Punjab, Edhi Foundation and relevant departments made elaborate arrangements to ensure provision of timely treatment to the mourners on Ashura days. The Services Hospitals deputed additional paramedical staff and doctors at Emergency Ward, besides provision of adequate quantity of life saving drugs. The Hospitals MS Dr. Muhammad Javed said that they had also set up blood bank to meet any emergency during Aushra days. On 9th Muharram, the doctors, nurses and para-medical staff remained alert for any emergency, under the supervision of administrative doctors, he said, adding they staff would also on high alert tomorrow (Monday). On Ashura, the Childrens Hospital has also set up a 'Crisis Centre with Dr. Ahmed Jamal Samdani as its Incharge, and hotline numbers 042-99238620-21 have been made available to facilitate the public, especially the mourners. The Hospitals Medical Director Prof Dr Ahsan Waheed Rathore said they had cancelled the leaves of all staff nurses, paramedics and doctors. The Childrens Hospital has also provided extra medicines in emergency ward and all student nurses were ready in their hostels in any emergency, he maintained. While, Pakistan Red Crescent Society, Punjab, set up first aid camps at various points in the city to provide treatment to mourners. The camps would be set up at Model Town, Jallo More, Wassanpura, Dharampura, Laal Pul and Ramgarh from morning to late night during Ashura days. The Society also deputed medical teams at the camps to provide first aid to people. Volunteers of Edhi Foundation Lahore also remained fully alert on Ashura to provide first aid to mourners. The Foundation has set up another 20 mobile camps to provide first aid to mourners along Zuljinah routes. Edhi ambulances, volunteers and paramedics have also been put on high alert. Paramedics and special ambulances at all Edhi mobile camps provided first aid to mourners and shifted them to hospitals. The Edhi Foundation set up camps at Thokar Niaz Baig, Nisar Haveli, Bhatti Chowk, Shah Alam Chowk, Paniwala Talab, Rang Mahal, Gamay Shah, Jafaria Colony, Sodiwal, Najaf Colony, Imamia Colony, Shah Noor, Mochi Gate, Islampura, and Darbar Bibi Pak Daman.