Usman Buzdar Lays Foundation Stone of Mother & Childcare Hospital in Lahore

LAHORE, Pakistan: The Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Monday laid the foundation stone of the Mother & Child Hospital at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Lahore.

The 600 bedded hospital with 10 stories, 10 departments, and stretching over an area of 12 acres will be completed at the cost of Rs 7 billion.

The Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid, the Secretary Specialized Healthcare & Medical Education, the Secretary Communications and Construction, the Vice Chancellor Fatima Jinnah Medical University and related Officials were also accompanying the Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar while he was laying the foundation stone of the Mother & Child Hospital.

Out of total of Rs 7 billion, Rs 4 billion will be spent on the construction of the building while the remaining Rs 3 billion will be utilized for the provision of the latest medical equipments and machinery.

The Mother & Child Hospital will feature a 100-bed Emergency Department, 46-bed ICU, and HDU, and 13 Operation Theaters. It will have all facilities including Urogynecology, Gynecological Oncology, Fetal Medicine, and Infertility Treatment.

The incumbent Punjab is building six Mother & Child Care Hospitals in Rajanpur, Layyah, Bahawalnagar, Lahore, Mianwali and Attock.