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Peshawar
Dr. Maqsood Ahmed, Chairman, Healthcare Commission (HCC), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, while praising the performance of the Public Health Laboratory at Peshawar Medical College, Warsak Road, Peshawar, especially the quality of corona tests, said that the services rendering here are commendable.
He expressed these views on the occasion of a surprise visit to the Prime Public Health Laboratory at Peshawar Medical College, Warsak Road, Peshawar. Besides others Advisor Prime Foundation and renown Gastroenterologist Prof. Dr. Najib ul Haq, Principal PMC Prof. Dr. Aman Khan, former dean PMC Prof. Dr. Hafeez-ur-Rehman, Executive Director Prime Foundation Dr. Iftikhar, in-charge Prime Lab Prof. Dr. Ashraf Khan and other concerned officials were also present at the occasion.
Dr. Maqsood Ahmed said that he was very impressed to know that Corona’s diagnostic tests, among other tests in Prime Lab, were approved by the World Health Organization and registered with HCC and these tests are performed according to international protocols.
Chairman HCC said that the position that PMC has achieved at the national level through its excellent performance in a short span of time is a matter of honor for the health and medical education sector as well as for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
He hoped that the team of Prime Lab would not only maintain its current standard but also take necessary steps to reduce the additional burden on public sector hospitals and laboratories by providing more diagnostic facilities in it. He wished that the Prime Lab team will not only keep the standards but continuously monitor and enhance it to be a modular lab in the region for the broader interest of the general public.

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