Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar inaugurated first Corona Telemedicine Web Portal and Corona Mobile Application at the University of Health Science (UHS) to reduce the spread of Coronavirus in Pakistan.
A Corona Emergency Fund has also been established for financial support and provision of share to affected persons. More than Rs20 million has been collected under Corona Emergency Fund on the very first day.
The Akhuwat Foundation has announced the provision of ration free of charge to people diagnosed by the Coronavirus.
Punjab Governor said people have been advised to stay home to ensure their safety.
He informed media that more than 40 NGOs will work to provide maximum facilities to corona patients under the Punjab Development Network.
The Young Doctors Association has also offered services of 150 doctors at the web portal.
UHS Vice-Chancellor Dr Javed Akram, Justice (retd.) Tasaddaq Hussain Jilani, Akhuwat Foundation Chairman Dr Amjad Saqib, Director-General Rescue 1122 Rizwan Naseer, Mian Ahsan from Lahore Institute of Health Sciences (LIHS), APTMA Patron-in-Chief Gohar Ejaz, Dr Somia Iqtedar, Young Doctors Association Punjab President Dr Salman Haseeb, Scottish Member Parliament and Sarwar Foundation’s President (International) Anas Sarwar and Chief of Islamic Aid Mahmoodul Hassan and others were also present at the launched of Corona telemedicine portal & App at UHS.