200 bed Cancer hospital to be constructed in PIMS Islamabad

Islamabad to get its first state-owned cancer hospital. The project was planned by the PMLN government during its last tenure and now will be resumed. Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Ahsan Iqbal announced on Thursday that work on the state-of-the-art cancer hospital in Islamabad will be resumed and completed as soon as possible.

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The minister made the announcement on Twitter, claiming that the Islamabad cancer hospital would reopen soon. During its last tenure in power, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz started the construction of a 200-bed cancer hospital. At the time, the government had allotted Rs.5 billion for the Public Sector Development Program.

Every year, the cancer hospital in Islamabad was expected to assist 7,000 low-income patients. PWD has also completed the design for the building’s construction by allocating space on the campus of the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, making it the first-ever state-of-the-art project that is completely operational.

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According to Pakistan’s state-run health statistics organization, the Health Research Institute, over 2.5 million new instances of cancer are diagnosed each year, with 100,000 patients dying. It only has 27 cancer treatment centers, which medical professionals regard to be a serious stumbling block in cancer patient treatment.

A few months back the PTI Government led by Imran Khan started work on hospitals in Islamabad. So PIMS will have a new emergency block and a state-owned cancer hospital in Islamabad soon.

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Prime Minister Imran Khan laid the groundwork for a New Emergency Department of PIMS Hospital and a 300-Bed Hospital in Sector G-13.

The 300-bed Jinnah hospital in G-11/3 will be the federal capital’s first public-sector hospital since 1985 to meet the needs of the city’s growing population.

The plan is to have a new 200-bed accident and emergency center at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Science (PIMS) and another 300-bed Jinnah Hospital in Sector G-11/3.

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