Govt will upgrade public health facilities: minister


Minister Labour Punjab Haji Ehsaan-ud-Din Qureshi on Tuesday said the government was promoting public health facilities and had started several preventive programmes to achieve health targets. Talking to delegations of doctors and paramedics of social security hospitals and labourers, Qureshi said that specific objectives of mother and child health programmes were to reduce the mortality rate. He appreciated that lady health workers had rendered tremendous services to promote health and create awareness by visiting families, door to door, to brief them on preventable diseases.