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He said this could either be done by upgrading the existing hospital site or by building a modern GP and health care centre in the town, with enhanced out-patient and diagnostic facilities.
But the latest lists from the Assembly showed more people than ever are now waiting more than six months for out-patient treatment.
"So we have achieved three key targets in terms of reducing waiting times for treatment and out-patient appointments.
"The idea is to apply the same sort of rigour to reducing out-patient waiting lists as has been successfully applied to in-patient waiting," said one official.
Public hospitals and out-patient clinics of the Hospital Authority (HA) will start providing seasonal influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations in phases to eligible persons (October 24) to tie in with the Government Vaccination Programme (GVP) for 2018/19.
KARACHI -- Doctors at Karachi's largest public sector hospital ended their protest on Tuesday after two days of boycotting out-patient departments and ward services to demand payment of health risk allowance, increase in salaries and promotion of doctors.
Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has set a May 31 deadline for all in-patient and out-patient pharmacies and professionals (pharmacists and assistant pharmacists) in the emirate with a valid Ministry of Health (MoH) licence to register for their licences.
The company's initial indications for the drug are anticipated to be a 'piggy-back' solution for delivery via the customary IV infusion for hospitalised patients presenting with Influenza-Like-Illness (ILI) and out-patient influenza.
The death toll in unrest in Osh and Jalal-Abad oblasts reached 351, reported the press service of the Ministry of Health.2,326 people sought medical assistance, 1,082 people were hospitalized, 1,243 people received out-patient treatment.
Although some operations and out-patient appointments were running, most were postponed.
In its 60th year, the 60-bed hospital - which had out-patient, casualty, physiotherapy and X-ray departments -had recently undergone under a substantial refurbishment.
This care is provided through in-patient, out-patient and day care services, and a community outreach service.