Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid Reviews Surveillance Measures for Control of Coronavirus


Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid reviewed the status of surveillance measures to control Coronavirus at a meeting at the Chief Minister Secretariat here on Wednesday. The meeting was called on directives from the Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar. Punjab Energy Minister Dr. Akhar Malik, DG Public Relations Punjab Dr. Aslam Dogar, Advisor to Chief Minister on Health Hanif Khan Pitafi, Additional Secretary Social Sector Chief Minister office Rafaqat Ali, Director General Health Services Punjab Dr. Haroon Jehangir, Additional Secretary (Technical) Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department Dr. Salman Shahid, representatives of the World Health Organization and officials of the relevant departments attended the event. The Health Minister reviewed the progress and the arrangements with regards to Coronavirus. DG Health Dr. Haroon Jehangir and other officials gave a briefing on the special surveillance measures taken for the control of Coronavirus. Dr. Yasmin Rashid said that the doctors are alert on all airports of Punjab. “We have started a special campaign to create awareness Coronavirus. All the CEOs of the districts must keep updated their figures about travellers to China.  This meeting is being held on daily basis on directions of the Chief Minister Punjab, Sardar Usman Buzdar,” the Minister said.