LAHORE - Federal Minister for Health Sara Afzal Tarar has appreciated the decision of bifurcation of Health Department.

Addressing the 24th CEOs Health Conference on Saturday, she said that this decision would help giving due attention to preventive healthcare. Minister for Primary and Secondary Healthcare Kh Imran Nazir directed strict action against doctors referring patients from public sector hospitals to private clinics. He said that public at large should be benefitted from quality healthcare facilities and free medicines at DHQs/THQS hospitals. He appreciated the performance of LHWs and LHVs. He directed establishing a special cell to deal complaints of LHWs and LHVs.  Secretary P4SH Ali Jan Khan reviewed the performance of CEOs of all districts. Director General Health Services Dr Akhter Rashid briefed the participants on monitoring and evaluation system of health facilities.