Punjab nurses to be sent to Turkey for training
LAHOREPakistan’s Punjab provincial government will send nurses to Turkey for training as part of a program being launched in collaboration with Turkey’s Health Ministry to upgrade the province’s healthcare system.
“In the first phase nurses will get specialized training. In the second phase they will get full training,” said Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif on Oct. 16, after presiding over a marathon meeting also attended by a high-level Turkish delegation, headed by Turkish Health Ministry adviser Hasan Çağıl.
Earlier Çağil assured full cooperation with the Punjab government for the improvement of the healthcare system.
Sharif said benefits would be extracted from the “Turkish model” in order to provide quality healthcare to the people of Punjab. He also praised Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as a “great leader.”
“Turkey has improved its healthcare system under the leadership of its great leader Erdoğan. The Punjab government will also ensure the provision of quality medical facilities to its citizens by benefiting from the skills and expertise of Turkey. Patients will be provided with medical facilities, as is their right, through increasing cooperation with Turkey to improve the healthcare system,” the chief minister said.