Review meeting regarding progress in health screening under the chairmanship of IG Punjab

Lahore, May 25, 2023 (PPI-OT): Inspector General Police Punjab Dr Usman Anwar has said that the health screening of more than 200,000 force across the province is in the final stages of completion and the process of treatment of police personnel suffering from various diseases identified in the health screening is underway with the cooperation of the Health Department. IG Punjab said that after the diagnosis of hepatitis B and C, blood pressure, diabetes, tuberculosis, eye and other diseases, treatment steps will be started.

Moreover, vaccination of police force serving in field formations and different districts will be completed in three phases. IG Punjab said that an effective mechanism has been created for the screening and treatment of the police force with the cooperation of the health department. IG Punjab said that the process of health screening of the employees serving in the Central Police Office would also be started this month.

Dr. Usman Anwar said that priority measures would be taken for the health welfare of the police force and the purpose of these measures is to protect the police from all kinds of diseases so that they can protect the lives and property of the citizens with diligence. He expressed these views while giving instructions in the review meeting regarding the progress in health screening held at the Central Police Office today.

Additional Secretary Health Malik Sanaullah and the officers of the Health Department informed about the diagnosis of the diseases revealed in the force as a result of the health screening. While giving a briefing, the officers of the health department said that screening of 64 percent of the police force has been completed with the support of the health department and the screening of the remaining force would also be completed soon. Additional IG Welfare and Finance Riaz Nazir Gara, Additional Secretary Health Malik Sanaullah, Additional IG Establishment Raja Riffat Mukhtar, DIG Establishment Dr. Inam Waheed, AIG Operations Dr. Asad Ejaz Malhi and relevant officers of the Health Department also participated in the session.

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