Sind CM to inaugurate earthquake-proof hospital this week

District General

BADIN: Sind Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah will inaugurate earthquake-proof Civil Hospital in Badin this week. The hospital, which is being constructed with a cost of Rs460 million on the patron of Aga Khan Hospital, will take six more months for completion. However, Sind government is interested to launch it on March 13 or 14 ahead of its tenure completion.

The government has planned to construct modern hospitals on the patron of Agha Khan Hospital in all district headquarters of Sind province. In the first phase, such hospitals have been constructed in four districts including Badin.

This hospital is being constructed on Karachi Road, three kilometres away from Badin city. It will be a great healthcare facility for the people of this region. The area people will not have to visit Hyderabad and Karachi Hospitals as this hospital will provide full fledged healthcare facilities.

There are 15 blocks of the hospital and its two blocks have completely been constructed. The hospital will provide treatment for skin, heart, orthopaedic, child and several other diseases. It will soon be given the status of teaching hospital.

Sind Assembly Member and Pakistan People’s Party District Badin President Dr Sikandar Ali Mendhro told in this regard that the system of this hospital will be separate from other hospitals and strict monitoring of the hospital would be conducted.

Rs760 million have so far been spent on the hospital which will also provide residential facility to doctors, paramedical and other lower staff.