Work started on first ever cancer hospital in Balochistan

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ISLAMABAD, Sep 16 (APP):Balochistan government has started construction work of first ever Cancer Hospital in the province at Shaikh Zahid Hospital, Quetta.

Liaquat Shahwani, a spokesman for the Balochistan government, said that project was started on people’s demand which would facilitate the cancer patients.

He said that government has allocated Rs 1 billion in current Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the establishment of cancer hospital in Quetta, he said and adding that federal government had also made commitment to provide its supports in building first ever cancer hospital in the province.

To provide instant treatment to the cancer patients, he said that the development work of hospital was being started in rapid pace as the PC-1 has been approved.