Dozen illegal health facilities sealed

Dozen illegal health facilities sealed

F.P. Report

TIMERGARA: The health department on Wednesday launched drive against substandard medicines and quacks, sealing dozens of health facilities for violation of relevant laws and rules. The action has been taken following complaints were lodged by citizen on Pakistan Citizen Portal.

The raid team included Senior Inspector KP-HCC Saeed Ur Rehman and KP- HCC Inspector Muhammad Rais Jan and carried out inspection of Timergira and Khall District Dir Lower in pursuance of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Care Commission Act 2015.

The team sealed Noor Ultrasound Clinic of Iftikhar Alam due to non registration of ultrasound clinic with KPHCC. The so-called ultrasonologist doctor Iftikhar Alam was found busy in ultrasonolgy practice at the time of inspection. Rehman Clinical Laboratory of Zia Ur Rehman was locked and sealed because non qualified person Zia Ur Rehman was found busy in pathology practice at the time of inspection. Expired pathology reagents were also recovered from the said laboratory.

The team also sealed Health Care Clinical Laboratory of Muhammad due to non registration of medical laboratory with KPHCC. Expired lab reagents were also recovered from the said clinical laboratory. Zeeshan Dental Clinic of Muhammad Zakariya was locked and sealed due to non registration of dental clinic with KPHCC. Refill dental cartridges in a large amount were also recovered from the said dental clinic. Dental Clinic was also found in unhygenic condition.

Peshawar Computerized X Ray and ECG of Ihtisham Ul Haq and sealed due to non registration of digital X Ray & ECG with KPHCC. Non qualified person Ihtisham was found busy in practice at the said premises at time of inspection.

Saeed Clinical Laboratory of Shah Islam was sealed due to non registration of medical laboratory with KPHCC. Non qualified person Shah Islam was found busy in pathology practice at the time of inspection. Peshawar Dental Clinic of Usman Ud Din was sealed due to non registration of dental clinic with KPHCC. Refill dental cartridges in a large amount were also recovered from the said dental clinic.

Al Shifa Dental Clinic of Muhammad Ibrahim was sealed due to non registration of dental clinic with KPHCC. Refill dental cartridges in a large amount were also recovered from the said dental clinic. No autoclave for sterlization of dental surgical equipments.

Expert Dental Clinic of Ali Zaman was locked and sealed due to non registration of dental clinic with KPHCC. Refill dental cartridges in a large amount were also recovered from the said dental clinic. Mubarak Dental Clinic of Mubarak Said and Murad Ali was locked and sealed due to non registration of dental clinic with KPHCC. Murad Ali was found busy in RCT practice at the time of inspection. Al Madina Dental Clinic of Hamid Ullah was locked and sealed due to non registration of dental clinic with KPHCC. Refill dental cartridges in a large amount were also recovered from the said dental clinic. Non qualified person Hamid Ullah was found busy in dental practice at the time of inspection.

The team issued notices for registration or renewal of those health facilities. Drive launched against encroachments on roadside in Dir Lower: The district administration here Wednesday removed massive encroachment on roadside which had caused inconvenience for vehicles and passersby in the area. The action has been taken following a citizen had lodged complaint on the Pakistan Citizen Portal. Deputy Commissioner Dir Lower Shauktat Ali Yousafzai lauded timely action of Assistant Commissioner and Thesil Municipal Officer (TMO) Adenzai, who supervised the entire operation, backed by heavy contingent of police. It is pertinent to mention here that now the provincial government has adopted stick and carrot policy for the government officials or officers to whom complaints are assigned through Pakistan Citizen Portal.

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