Dream of ‘Mother & Child Hospitals’ about to come true: Yasmin Rashid
LAHORE, (DNA) – Punjab Health Minister Professor Dr. Yasmin Rashid has said that dream of establishment of ‘Mother & Child Hospitals’ about to come true.
Addressing a ceremony held for fund raising for ‘Sir Gangaram Mother & Child Hospital in Lahore, Yasmin Rashid said that PC-I of the project is being prepared and added that although the Punjab government would provide sources for the scheme however, any cooperation from philanthropists would also be welcomed.
Punjab’s Senior Minister Kiran Aleem Khan, Vice Chancellor Fatima Jinnah Medical University (FJMU), MS Sir Gangaram Hospital Dr. Fayaz Butt and many other eminent figures were also present on the occasion.
According to a statement released from the ministry, Mrs. senior minister donated Rs2 million from her family besides millions of cash and cheques were also donated by different participants.
Yasmin Rashid told the audience that ‘mother & child hospitals’ would also be established in five districts of Punjab and added that the project is being appreciated worldwide.
USAID and DFID had also offered for technical as well as financial cooperation” said the minister. Recalling the memories of her student life Dr. Yasmin Rashid said that FMJU was closed to her heart because she had been learning and then teaching there.
She said, “I am proud of to be part of this great institution of medical education. I am happy to see that many of my mentors and students are here today.”
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