No one can better understand matters of health department than a doctor. Punjab will be made a role model for other provinces in the health sector. This was said by Punjab Minister for Health Dr. Yasmeen during an introductory meeting of officers of Primary and Secondary Heath Department on Wednesday. She added that there will be no distinction of funding for ongoing health schemes all over the province. Secretary Primary and Secondary Heath Department Ali Bahadur Qazi briefed the provincial minister on departmental programs. The minister advised the health officers to work in transparent manners without any pressure. She directed that “all health units should keep complete record of referring cases to major hospitals”. The Secretary told the Minister that as many 4.5 million patients make visit in outdoors of all DHQ and THQ health facilities every month and there was capacity of total 5572 beds in district and thesil public hospitals. The briefing continued for more than 4 hours and Dr. Yasmeen Rashid patiently reviewed every section of the department. She directed that “there should not be any problem for patients in all health facilities and all medical equipment should also be in functional form. The field staff across the Punjab must be monitored and action will be taken if found any negligence” she warned. Health Department Special Secretary Dr Ayesha Saeed, Health Director General Dr Munir Ahmed and Health Deputy Secretary Dr Yadullah were also present in the meeting. Published in Daily Times, August 30th 2018.