Iranian Foundation to set up mother, child healthcare center at GKB


Naudero, Sindh: A Mother & Child Healthcare Center is to be established in Garhi Khuda Bakhsh Bhutto with the cooperation Iranian Foundation.

In this regard a meeting was held under the chairmanship of Larkana Deputy Commissioner, Mirza Nasir Ali, in which District Health Officer Dr. Kahlilullah Shaikh and officers of Works & Services Department also participated.

The Executive Director of Housing Foundation of Islamic Republic of Iran, Ahmed Res Eftahe also took part in the meeting.

The proposed Center is to be made in the existing Rural Health Center.

The DC was informed by the consultant of Iranian Foundation Shafi Muhammad Lakho that MoU has already been signed about a month ago.

DHO Dr. Kahlilullah Shaikh told PPI that it will be a 12-bed capacity center which wll be established with the cooperation of Iran.

He said that it is yet to be decided whether the existing building should be demolished or renovated as the building was constructed during 70s.

He said that they are pressing the Iranian brethren to supply required equipment and instruments as well for which they have been given the list of required machinery.

He further revealed that one 50-bed hospital is under construction and at final stage which will be ready for inauguration within two months.

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