First consignment of medicines dispatched for Balochistan flood-hit people
Second large consignment will be dispatched after Ashura: Patel says will do everything possible for people of Balochistan in time of distress
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On the instructions of Federal Minister for Health Abdul Qadir Patel, the first consignment of medicines was dispatched to Balochistan for the flood-hit people, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Sunday.
“A 12-member team of doctors from Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) has also left for Balochistan,” said the health ministry spokesperson.
“The Federal Ministry of Health and its subordinate institutions are ensuring the provision of medical facilities to the flood-hit people in collaboration with the provincial government,” he added.
“Vaccines against dysentery, typhoid and measles have also been sent to Balochistan,” he stated.
“Effective measures are being taken to protect children from diseases and epidemics,” he averred.
“The federal government is working with the provincial governments in the flood-hit areas. Serving the suffering humanity is our religious and moral duty. We will do everything possible for the people of Balochistan in this time of distress,” he vowed.