Medical Team Includes 50 Doctors Paramedics Deployed At Dengue Field Hospital Expo Center


On directions of Specialized Healthcare & Medical Education, Doctors, nurses and paramedics of Lahore General Hospital have taken over the responsibilities in the Dengue Field Hospital Expo Center set up by the Punjab Government to provide timely treatment to the patients suffering from Dengue Fever. Talking in this regard, Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute Prof. Dr. Sardar Muhammad Al-freed Zafar said that more than 50 employees of LGH will perform their duties in the Dengue Filed Expo Center, including consultants, medical officers, nursing staff, lab technicians and paramedics. Talking to the media, he said that the war against dengue could not be won without raising public awareness, adding that social organizations and media had to play their full role in this regard. Prof. Al-freed added that the arrangements made by the CM Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar and Provincial Health Minister Dr. Yasmeen Rashid, for the extensive medical examination of dengue patients at the Expo Center are commendable. Principal PGMI said that as per the guideline of the Health Department, medical and diagnostic facilities are being provided to the patients in LGH free of cost and all the employees including the administration will remain alert till the end of the epidemic of dengue. He said that every fever is not dengue, citizens should not miss the opportunity of cleanliness and precaution. while appreciating the initiative of this field hospital, Prof.Al-freed urged the people to avoid quacks in case of dengue and contact nearest hospital immediately so that they can get rid of this disease as soon as possible and its proper treatment could be ensured as well.