Apr 302013

Wednesday, May 01, 2013
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Pakpattan DHQ hospital without anti-measles vaccination


People rush private clinics, hospitals


From Our Correspondent


PAKPATTAN: With the unavailability of anti-measles vaccination at Pakpattan DHQ Hospital, people rush private hospitals for vaccinating and treating their children.


Poor citizens and villagers voiced concern over unavailability of anti-measles vaccination at Pakpattan DHQ Hospital and other government hospitals. They demanded the government to provide the hospital with anti-measles vaccination.


WHEAT PURCHASE CENTRES INSPECTED: DCO Rashid Kamal-ur-Rehman has instructed Passco department and Punjab food department officers to provide farmers with facilities at wheat purchase centres. He asked them to give farmers payment on time and take foolproof arrangements. He was talking to officers during his visit to different purchase centres. He instructed the officers to provide farmers with gunny bags daily. He said no negligence would be tolerated in getting wheat purchase target. Meanwhile, the DCO instructed health facilities to patients at DHQ and tehsil HQ hospitals and basic health centres and improve cleanliness condition. He visited DHQ Hospital and THQ hospital Arifwala.


DESERVING GIRLS GET CASH: Chairman Zonal Jahez Committee Auqaf Department Ms Fouzia Dewan Bukhtair at a ceremony distributed household goods and cash among 31 deserving girls including 20 girls from District Pakpattan, three from district Okara, four district Sahiwal and four district Vehari. She said Rs 15,000 Jahez funds had been given by Zia Mustafa who was present at the ceremony.


BODY FOUND: A dead of a boy was found in the street of the office of excise. Police sent the dead body of the kid to hospital.


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