Private hospital owners in Islamabad and Rawalpindi have assured full support to the government to overcome the dengue disease.
The assurance was given to Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza at a ceremony in Islamabad today.
Addressing the ceremony, Dr Zafar Mirza said the government got support of private and public sector hospitals empaneled by Sehat Sahulat Program in handling the disease.
He shared the current status of dengue outbreak in the country and briefed the participants about the added burden it has created on already loaded healthcare facilities in public sector hospital of the twin cities.
The representatives of hospitals offered their complete support to Dr Zafar Mirza in this crisis situation and assured that their hospitals would accommodate indoor patients, which cannot be accommodated in the public sector hospitals.
They generously offered a required number of beds in their institutions for this purpose.