By,ABID SIDDIQUE CHAUDHRY
ISLAMABAD: World Health Organisation has provided logistic support to MCI to strengthen its various health related activities including Field surveillance and Monitoring and Evaluation today at Ministry of Interior. The ocassion graced by the Honorable Minister Interior, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed. WHO Representative to Pakistan Dr Palitha Gunarathna Mahipala
And Administrator MCI, Syeda Shafaq Hashmi were also present on the event.
The gift includes 20 Suzuki 125 Motor Bikes for outreach immunization services, 01 Isuzu 4 door pickups for surveillance of dengue, covid 19 and polio cases and
02 Ambulances for prompt response in Health related emergencies.
Further Health service messages are being placed with the help of WHO at strategic points along Major Avenues of Islamabad for public awareness on covid 19 and other communicable disease prevention.
Minister of Interior thanked WHO’s representative to Pakistan for providing the logistic support and appreciated the efforts of Health Services Directorate in responding to all health emergencies. He further directed Administratot MCI to bring the ambulance service in Islamabad at par with best standards.
WHO Country’s head gave details of the logistics provided to MCI and vowed to continue the collboration in future as well.
DG, ICT/ Administrator MCI, Syeda Shafaq Hashmi, while also giving the message of Chief Commissioner Islamabad, Mr. Amer Ali Ahmed appreciated WHO’s vital support in developing a comprehensive health care program for the citizens of Islamabad and expressed resolve to continue improving all health care services across the city.