Provincial Health Minister Mr. Taimur Saleem Jhagra Secretary Health Syed Mr. Imtiaz Ali Shah and Chairman BOG Dr. Aasim Yousuf visited Ayub Teaching Hospital.
The health minister was given a briefing regarding the functioning of Ayub Teaching Hospital, its progress and achievements during the last 3 years, and the undergoing development projects. He was also informed about the issues faced by ATH and the budgetary constraints
He visited the under-construction Ayub College of dentistry, the earthquake-damaged departments of the College, and the operation theaters which are being renovated. He was informed that ATH has procured an Angiography machine, MRI, and is renovating the operation theaters from their own reserve funds without any support from the provincial government. He was also informed that the BOG of ATH has taken the initiative to start construction of Ayub college of dentistry from their own reserve funds which was a long-standing issue. On this occasion, the minister of health who is also the finance minister appreciated the efforts of the BoG and the executives for the work they are doing in spite of the financial constraints and said that this visit helped him realize the situation of ATH and soon provincial government will release more funds for ATH.