Karachi: Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed said construction of 50 bed hospitals in Gulistan-e-Jauhar and Federal B-Area Block 13 was underway speedily and they would be completed in current fiscal year.
He said this during a visit to the under construction hospitals that a sum of Rs165million would incur on hospital in Gulistan-e-Jauhar. The hospital building which spread on 48000 square feet land would have the emergency, diagnosis facility, OPD, Operation Theatre, ICU, Wards for Women and Children and General Wards. This three storey hospital would provide medical facilities to the residents of localities located at from around Nipa Chowrangi to Safoora Goth.
While visiting the Federal B-Area Block 13, Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed said this hospital would be constructed with a cost of Rs165million with all necessary facilities provided in this three-storied building.
He said for providing treatment to people suffered with cardiovascular diseases, this hospital would be affiliated with the Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases.
He said that Karachi had lack of medical facilities as compared to its growing population and citizens o face difficulties due to huge patient load in all big hospitals.
He said KMC through 13 big hospitals, 275 dispensaries, clinics and maternity homes is providing citizens with medical facilities.
He said a new block consisting of 200 beds in Sobhraj Maternity Home had also been built to facilitate citizens.