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23/09/2017

General Message For Public Related to Influenza

Influenza is respiratory illness and may cause flu and severe respiratory illness .Contact your doctor in severe cases. Communities are motivated to get their children and elders vaccinated against Influenza and Influenza Like Infections.


15/09/2017

General Message For Doctor Related to Neonatal tetanus

Dear Doctors, Please advise all female patients especially pregnant once to get vaccinated against Tetanus to give protection to newborns. Injection TT will not only provide immunity to the pregnant but to the neonates also. Women from 15-45 years are advised to complete course of TT vaccination.


13/09/2017

General Message For Doctor Related to Dengue

Dear Doctors, Change in weather is conducive for vector breeding. Dengue cases may report in these days. Clean your atmosphere to avoid mosquito bites.


10/09/2017

Health Road Show in London

Health Road Show in London at 6pm on 10th of September 2017 Four Seasons Hotel at Park Lane, London by Govt of the Punjab


08/09/2017

General Message For Doctor Related to Diphtheria

Dear Doctor, This is to inform you that suspected cases of Diphtheria are expected in coming days. You are requested to be vigilant and inform District Health Team timely of all suspected cases so that diagnostic samples may be collected for lab testing. It is also requested to motivate communities to get their children vaccinated against Diphtheria and other Vaccine Preventable Diseases.


07/09/2017

General Message For Public Related to Middle East Respiratory Syndrome

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome is a disease reported mostly from Saudi Arabia. Common symptom is difficulty in breathing. Pilgrims are advised to frequent hand washing with water and soap, avoid touching eyes ,mouth and nose after touching common surfaces, avoid close contact with sick people, avoid unnecessary contact with animals.


05/09/2017

General Message For Public Related to Congo

Congo is the disease mostly in animal handlers. Communities are motivated for proper treatment of livestock in collaboration with livestock department, safety measures during slaughtering of animals and handling of fresh meat. Healthcare professionals may acquire infection from blood /secretions of infected patients.


04/09/2017

Offer of Appointment Letters of WMOs have been issued

Offer of Appointment Letters of WMOs can been downloaded from Downloads


01/09/2017

General Message For Doctor Related to Dysentery

Dear Doctors, Dysentery is severe ailment of abdomen. Communities are encouraged to proper Hand Washing practices and necessary Hygienic measures for prevention of disease.


25/08/2017

General Message for Doctor Related to Diarrhea

Dear Doctors, This is to inform you that cases of Diarrhea / Dysentery may increase in coming days. You are requested to be vigilant and inform District Health Office if unusual cases are being seen at your clinic. It is also requested to motivate communities regarding proper Hand Washing practices and necessary hygienic measures for prevention of disease.


25/08/2017

General Message For Doctor Related to Typhoid

This is to inform you that cases Typhoid Fever may increase in coming days. You are requested to be vigilant and inform District Health Office if unusual cases are being seen at your clinic. It is also requested to motivate communities regarding proper handwashing practices and necessary hygienic measures for prevention of disease.


22/08/2017

General Message For Doctor Related to Naegleria

Naegleria is the disease which damages brain. Communities are encouraged to be careful and use proper swimming kits, proper chlorination of swimming pools and water tanks.


21/08/2017

General Message For Public Related to Malaria

Weather is now conducive for mosquito breeding. Malaria cases may report in these days. Protect yourself from mosquito bites. Use mosquito repellents, full sleeve shirts and use screens at doors and windows.


20/08/2017

General Message For Public Related to Leishmaniasis

This is to share with you all, that cases of Leishmaniasis are being reported from different districts of Punjab.Last year these cases were reported mainly from Mianwali, Multan, Sahiwal, Chakwal, Khushab ,Hafizabad and Sheikhupura. You are requested to be vigilant and ensure all preventive/curative measures.For information about Leishmaniasis, you may visit WHO web Page. "http://www.who.int/topics/leishmaniasis/en "


20/08/2017

General Message For Doctor Related to Infantile Diarrhoea

Dear Doctor, This is to inform you that cases of Infantile Diarrhoea may increase in coming days. You are requested to be vigilant and inform District Health Office if unusual cases are being seen at your clinic. It is also requested to motivate communities regarding proper hand washing practices and necessary hygienic measures for prevention of disease. It is also requested to encourage the parents for use ORS at their homes when required.


18/08/2017

General Message For Doctor Related to Viral Hepatitis

Dear Doctors, This is to inform you that high number of cases of Viral Hepatitis are expected in coming days. You are requested to be vigilant and share information with EDO (Health) Office.


17/08/2017

Declaration of Quality Control Labs by Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Units

Chief Drugs Controller Office encourages all stakeholder Pharma Industries to declare their Quality Control Sections/ Labs in order to enable regulatory setup of Punjab to take decisions in a more advisory mode. The form is available in Downloads section


15/08/2017

General Message For Doctor Related to Diarrhoea/dysentery

Dear Doctor, This is to inform you that cases of Diarrhoea/dysentery may increase in coming days. You are requested to be vigilant and inform District Health Office if unusual cases are being seen at your clinic. It is also requested to motivate communities regarding proper hand washing practices and necessary hygienic measures for prevention of disease.


11/08/2017

General Message For Doctor Related to Chickenpox disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus.

Chickenpox is a very contagious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus. The virus spreads through tiny droplets easily from people with chickenpox to others who have never had the disease or been vaccinated. It causes a blister like rash,itching,tiredness,and fever. As there is an increase in number of cases,if you diagnose a case with comorbidity please report to district health authority and refer to specialized health care hospitals. Chickenpox can be serious in patients with weak immune systems. So be vigilant.


01/06/2017

Hajj Medical Mission Balloting-2017

Hajj Medical Mission Balloting 2017 is going to be held in the Committee Room of Primary & Secondary Healthcare Department,1 Birdwood Road Lahore on 01/06/2017.


26/05/2017

Notification for Nominees for Hajj Medical Mission 2017

Notification for Nominees for Hajj Medical Mission 2017 has been uploaded.


26/05/2017

Nomination of Doctors / Paramedics for Hajj Medical Mission-2017

Computerized Balloting of Hajj Medical Mission 2017 will be held in the Committee Room of Primary & Secondary Healthcare Department on dated 26/05/2017 at 12:00 am


26/05/2017

General Message For Doctor Related to Chikungunya

Dear Doctors, Chikungunya is a Viral Disease which is transmitted to Humans by Infected Mosquitos Aedes, Aegypti and Albopictus. Symptoms are similar to Dengue. Chikungunya is a Fatal Disease and can cause serious illness. Be Vigilant and report all suspected cases to the District Health Authority.


19/05/2017

Hepatitis Free Punjab (Under Chief Minister Punjab Road Map)

Hepatitis Free Punjab (Under Chief Minister Punjab Road Map, From 22 to 27 May 2017), Free screening/vaccination/PCR Test available at following DHQs and THQs DHQs: Attock, Bahawalnagar, Bhakkar, Chakwal, Chiniote, Hafizabad, Jhang, Jhelum, Kasur, Khanewal, Joharabad, Khushab, Lodhran, Mandi Bahauddin, Mianwali, Civil Hospital Multan,Muzaffargarh, Nankana Sabhib, Narowal, Okara, layyah, Pakpattan, Rajanpur, Sheikhupura, Toba Tek singh, Vehari, Mian Mir Lahore. THQs: Sadiq Abad, R.Y Khan, Taunsa Sharif, DG Khan Samundri, Faisalabad, Daska, Sialkot, Chachawatni, Sahiwal, Wazirabad, Gujranwala, Bhalwal, Sargodha, Yazman, Bahawalpur, Kharian, Gujrat, Gojar Khan, Rawalpindi. For Information: 0800-99-000


15/05/2017

General Message For Doctor Related to Acute Viral Hepatitis (A&E)

Dear Doctors, This is to inform you that high number of cases of Acute Viral Hepatitis (A&E) are expected in coming days. You are requested to be vigilant and share information with CEO(DHA) Office.


15/05/2017

General Message For Doctor Related to Hepatitis

Dear Doctor, This is to inform you that high number of cases of Viral Hepatitis are expected in coming days. You are requested to be vigilant and share information with EDO (Health) Office.


15/05/2017

General Message For Doctor Related to Typhoid

Dear Doctor, This is to inform you that cases Typhoid Fever may increase in coming days. You are requested to be vigilant and inform District Health Office if unusual cases are being seen at your clinic. It is also requested to motivate communities regarding proper hand washing practices and necessary hygienic measures for prevention of disease.


15/05/2017

General Message For Doctor Related to Measles

Dear Doctor, This is to inform you that suspected cases of Measles are expected in coming days. You are requested to be vigilant and inform District Health Team timely of all suspected cases so that blood samples may be collected for lab testing. It is also requested to motivate communities to get their children vaccinated against Measles and other Vaccine Preventable Diseases.


10/02/2017

General Message For Public Related to Diphtheriais

Diphtheriais the disease mostly in children. Communities are requested to get their children vaccinated against Diphtheria and other Vaccine Preventable Diseases.


10/02/2017

General Message For Public Related to TB

Symptoms of TB are persistent cough for more than 2 weeks. Contact to the nearest TB diagnostic centre for sputum examination. TB diagnosis and treatment is available free of cost across Punjab in public and identified private sector healthcare facilities.TB is completely curable with 6 months treatment.


09/02/2017

Suspected Cases of Pertussis

Dear Doctor, This is to inform you that suspected cases of Pertussis are expected in coming days. You are requested to be vigilant for diagnosis and treatment of such cases and timely referring of all complicated cases to tertiary care hospitals. It is also requested to motivate communities to get their children vaccinated against Pertussis and other Vaccine Preventable Diseases.


09/02/2017

General Message For Public Related to Polio

Polio can be prevented. Only two drops of polio can save your child from life time disability. You are requested to motivate the communities and your clients in this regard. Help the government for Polio free Punjab.


08/02/2017

Expected Cases of Pneumonia

Dear Doctor, This is to inform you that cases of Pneumonia are expected in coming days. You are requested to be vigilant for diagnosis and treatment of such cases and timely referring of all complicated cases to tertiary care hospitals.It is also requested to motivate communities to get their children vaccinated against Pneumonia and Influenza Like Infections.


07/02/2017

Important Message For Female Patients

Please advise All female patients especially pregnant one to get vaccinated against Tetanus to give protection to newborns. Injection TT will not only provide immunity to the pregnant but to the neonates also. Women from 15-45 years are advised to complete course of TT vaccination.


06/02/2017

Suspected Cases of Meningitis

Dear Doctor,This is to inform you that suspected cases of Meningitis are expected in coming days. You are requested to be vigilant for diagnosis and treatment of such cases and timely referring of all complicated cases to tertiary care hospitals. It is also requested to motivate communities to get their vaccination against Meningitis especially those who are going for Umrah and Hajj.





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