Bahawalpur to Become Hub of Medical & Economic Activities.
Memorandum of Understanding between DHA Bahawalpur and Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust (SKMT), to establish Cancer Hospital in DHA Bahawalpur has been signed on 26 July 2019 in Bahawalpur. Lt Gen Syed Muhammad Adnan HI(M), Commander Bahawalpur Corps graced the occasion as chief guest. Chief Executive Officer, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Dr Faisal Sultan attended the ceremony as guest of honor. MOU was signed by Colonel Ahmed Saeed Jan, Secretary DHA Bahawalpur and CEO SKMCH&RC Dr Faisal Sultan. Salient features of cancer hospital highlighted by Project Director DHA Bahawalpur, Brigadier Shahid Mahmood are as under:
• Biggest cancer Hospital (400 Kanal) in Pakistan.
• Walk-in Clinic to be operational within one year.
• Establishment of cancer research centre & cancer paramedic staff training school.
• Treatment opportunities for 7 crore people of Southern Punjab, Northern Sindh & Balochistan