Rawalpindi: Dr Faiza Kanwal, CEO of the District Health Authority, stated that seven new health schemes and uplift projects will be implemented in the Rawalpindi city and cantonment regions at a cost of Rs. 703.25 million.
She told this news agency that the Divisional Development Committee, which is chaired by the commissioner, has authorised the formation, upgradation, building, and enhancement of the seven schemes in the district’s various constituencies.
She said a mother and child health clinic would be built in the PP-18 constituency for Rs. 33.25 million, while a basic health unit would be built at Dhoke Munshi Khan in the PP-13 constituency for Rs. 55 million.
Similarly, at a cost of Rs. 150 million, Wah General Facility in PP-20 would be renovated to a district headquarters level hospital. At a cost of Rs. 60 million, Dr Faiza stated, new rooms will be built and missing facilities would be given at the Basic Health Unit Kotha Kalan.
The Tehsil Headquarters (THQ) Hospital Kahuta’s emergency services would be improved at a cost of Rs. 100 million. She said that seven dispensaries, including four in UC-42, UC-43, UC-44, UC-45, and three in RCB’s wards No 2, 3 and 5, will be renovated at a cost of Rs85 million to relieve the strain on government-run hospitals.