HEALTH MINISTER ROLLS OUT THE VISION DOCUMENT OF THE HEALTH & MEDICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
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Brahm Mohindra, Health & Family Welfare and Medical Education Minister held a press conference to flag the notable achievements of the department within a time span of 10 months. The Minister also rolled out the vision document of Health and Medical Education Department. He said that the motto of the Punjab Government is to provide quality health services to all the citizen of the state and the first big step towards achieving this aim is to start 2950 wellness centers across the state in phased manner to cater the healthcare services to the patients at their doorsteps especially in rural areas. Likewise 50 new ambulances will be rolled out including 5 Advance Life Saving Ambulances equipped with critical life saving equipments. The minister said that to provide big relief to the patients suffering from chronicle diseases, medicine shops will be opened at 22 District Hospitals, 41 SDHs and in 3 medical colleges of Punjab to provide generic medicines at affordable rates.