Asad Hafeez said that primary healthcare system comprising RHCs
and BHUs are going to be fully functional from 09th September this year.
He said that on the direction of Prime Minister Imran Khan there is a plan to build at least two more rural health centres (RHCs
) and nine Basic Health Units (BHUs) in the rural areas of the federal capital in the upcoming years.
Earlier, the meeting was informed that the health facilities were provided to people in 1,130 UCs through BHUs, RHCs
, talukas and district headquarters while over 76,000 personnel, including doctors and support staff, are rendering health services to people.
For some patients, RHCs
and FQHCs are their only source for primary care.
For this 2 more RHCs
and 9 BHUs will be built in coming years in the rural areas of Islamabad.
For this two more RHCs
and nine BHUs will be built in coming years in the rural areas of Islamabad.
) President Maria Ressa on Tuesday posted bail of P204, 000 before the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA).
There is little information on private primary care; the latest found was from 2006 when there were reported to be 73,650 units.3 The Pakistan Social and Living Standards Measurement (PSLSM) Survey 2012-13 showed the relative usage of these facilities for medical consultations.4 In Pakistan, 71% consultations were at private hospitals or clinics, 18% at government hospitals or dispensaries and 3% at BHUs and RHCs
. In Punjab there was a greater disparity, with 75% at private hospitals or clinics, 17% at government hospitals or dispensaries and 1% at BHUs or RHCs
Importantly, each of these insights has applications to urban-rural access differences as well as the implications of RHCs
within rural markets.
contracted out at that time were purposively selected, where as non-contracted RHCs
were selected after a consultative process with district governments from the neighboring Taluka.
(6) The focal point of the industry are what are known as "retail health clinics" (RHCs
), (7) which are small clinics offering a limited range of basic health services, usually located within large retail stores such as pharmacies and grocery stores.
Justice Asad Munir issued the instructions to Health Department, Government of the Punjab to make payment to 272 paramedics of rural dispensaries along with all arrears from the same date, on which 30 percent allowance was given to the staff of BHUs and RHCs
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