Bathinda: Reiterating the firm commitment of SAD-BJP alliance government to impart quality health services to the people, the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday said that the state government would soon start a new scheme to provide healthcare diagnostic services to the people at their doorsteps.
Addressing a mammoth gathering after inaugurating the state of the art Advanced Cancer Institute on Thursday, the Chief Minister, accompanied by Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, said that the scheme for providing door to door check up facilities to people was on cards. He said that in the initial stage this scheme would be applicable on tests of life style diseases like diabetes and blood pressure.Earlier in her address, the Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said that under the able and visionary leadership of Chief Minister the state had scripted new success stories in every field.
CM REVIEWS ARRANGEMENTS
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday convened a special meeting of party leaders and SGPC members to review the arrangements for a state-level function in the memory of Bhagat Namdev at Ghuman village in Gurdaspur district on July 17. Later, he also reviewed the arrangements for another state-level function to lay foundation stone of Amar Shaheed Bhai Jaita Ji Memorial, to be held at Anandpur Sahib on July 18.
Punjab emerging as medical hub, says Badal
Mohali: Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday said Punjab was swiftly emerging as a global hub of medical institutions and expressed hope that people across the world would come to the state to avail healthcare facilities. Inaugurating Chiropractic and Massage Therapy institutes at Ranbaj Hospital here, Badal said these state-of-the-art medical institutions would provide the best health services in their fields. He said it was a matter of pride for Punjab, which has taken a lead in setting up these institutions in collaboration with Canadian partners, first of their kind in the country.
Highlighting achievements in the medical sector, the Chief Minister said Punjab was providing free treatment to patients suffering from Cancer and Hepatitis C. Speaking on the occasion, Consul General of Canada, Chandigarh, Christopher Gibbins, said this venture set up here with the support of Canadian partners would help the health infrastructure in the state.
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