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List of Business

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

ORDERS OF THE DAY

WEDNESDAY, THE 21ST APRIL, 2021

 

Business to be brought forward before the Legislature on Wednesday, the 21ST April, 2021 at 02.00 P.M.

 

I.      (A)    RECITATION FROM THE HOLY QUR’AN.

(B)    NAAT SHAREEF.

 

II.     ANNOUNCEMENT OF PANEL OF FOUR CHAIRMEN.

 

III.    QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:

(Health Department)

 

IV.    LEAVE APPLICATION OF MEMBERS, IF ANY.

 

V.     PRIVILEGE MOTION NO. 01 OF 2021;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. MUHAMMAD HUSSAIN KHAN, MPA REGARDING THE MOVER SUBMITTED ALMOST SEVEN PRIVATE BILLS IN THE SECRETARIAT OF THE PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH BUT NONE OF THE SAME IS YET TABLED IN THE HOUSE

 

VI.    ADJOURNMENT MOTION NO. 01 OF 2021;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. SHARMILA SAHEBAH FARUQUI, MPA REGARDING AS COVID-19 VIRUS SURGES ACROSS PAKISTAN, THERE SEEMS TO BE NO CONCRETE MASS ROLL OUT OF THE VACCINE FOR THE MASSES.

 

VII.   ANNOUNCEMENT OF ASSENT TO BILLS:

Mr. Speaker announces that the Honourable Governor of Sindh has given assent to the following Bills:-

                       

01- The Sindh Public Private Partnership (Amendment) Bill, 2021.

 

02- The Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University at Lyari Karachi (Amendment) Bill, 2020.

 

 

VIII. LAYING BEFORE THE ASSEMBLY FOLLOWING BUDGET EXECUTION REPORTS:

  

1-  THE BUDGET EXECUTION REPORT 01ST QUARTER 2020-21 ENDED ON 30TH SEPTEMBER, 2020.

 

2-  THE BUDGET EXECUTION REPORT 02ND QUARTER 2020-21 ENDED ON 31ST DECEMBER, 2020.

 

 

IX.    PRESENTATION AND CONSIDERATION OF THE REPORT OF STANDING COMMITTEE ON FINANCE ON GOVERNMENT BILL NO. 07 OF 2019-THE SINDH PUBLIC FINANCE ADMINISTRATION BILL, 2019

 

X.     ANY OTHER BUSINESS WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE CHAIR.

 

 

KARACHI, THE                                     G.M.UMAR FAROOQ

20TH APRIL, 2021                                      SECRETARY

        PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

 

Summary of Proceedings

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

HEALTH DEPARTMENT

LIST OF STARRED ASSEMBLY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR

WEDNESDAY, THE 21ST APRIL, 2021

 

1829.   *Mr. Muhammad Rashid Khilji:        Will the Minister for Health be pleased to state:-

(a)   Is it a fact that agreement has been signed with NGOs regarding some public  hospitals, BHUs and RHUs of Hyderabad;

(b)   If answer to (a) above is affirmative, the details thereof?

ANSWER

DR. AZRA FAZAL PECHUHO, MINISTER FOR HEALTH:

(a)   Yes, it is a fact that agreement for out sourcing Rural Health Centers (RHCs) and BHUs of district Hyderabad has been signed out with Integrated Health Services (IHS) and Peoples Primacy Health Care initiative (PPHI).

 

(b)       The details are as under:-

S #

District

# of RHCs

# of BHUs

1

Hyderabad

03

13

 

2478.   *Mr. Saeed Ahmed:    Will the Minister for Health be pleased to state:-

(a)   Is it a fact that dispensaries exist in District West, Karachi;

(b)   If answer to (a) above is affirmative, the details thereof including staff working?

 

ANSWER

DR. AZRA FAZAL PECHUHO, MINISTER FOR HEALTH:

(a)  Yes, it is a fact that following eight (08) government dispensaries existing in District West, Karachi.

(b)   The detail is as under:

 

S.No

Name of Dispensaries

   Designation

Number

Scale

1

SGD Qasba Colony

Medical Officer

02

17

Women Medical Officer

01

17

Lab / Tech

02

09

Health Inspector

01

06

Vaccinator

06

03

M/L

09

01

Ward/ boy

01

01

Naib Qasid

01

01

Aya

01

01

S/ Worker

01

01

 

2

SGD 5-D Surjani Gadap Town

Women Medical Officer

02

17

Lab / Tech

02

09

LHV

01

09

X-ray Tech

01

09

Dispenser

03

09

Medical Tech

01

09

Dental Assistant

02

06

Nursing Attendant

01

04

Vaccinator

03

06

Malhi

01

01

Ward/ servant

01

02

Naib Qasid

01

01

Aya

02

01

S/ Worker

01

01

Chowkidar

01

01

 

3

SGD Bhutta Village

Dental Surgeon

01

17

Women Medical Officer

03

17

Hakeem

01

15

Dispenser

01

09

Vaccinator

04

06

Malhi

02

01

Ward/ servant

01

02

Dai

01

01

S/ Worker

01

01

Chowkidar

01

01

 

4

SGD Lyari Express Resettlement Project (L.E.R.P)

Medical Officer

01

17

Dispenser

01

09

LHV

01

01

Vaccinator

01

06

Naib Qaid

03

01

Sweeper

01

01

 

5

SGD Sikanderabad

Medical officer

01

17

Women Medical Officer

03

17

Vaccinator

03

06

Ward Servant

02

02

Malhi

01

01

Chowkidar

02

01

Sweeper

01

01

 

6

SGD 500 Quarter

Women Medical Officer

01

17

Vaccinator

02

06

Naib Qasid

02

01

Chowkidar

01

01

Sweeper

01

01

 

7

SGD Sultanabad

Sr Women Medical Officer

03

19

 Women Medical Officer

06

17

Dispenser

01

09

Midwife

01

06

Vaccinator

03

06

Ward Boy

02

01

Chowkidar

02

01

Sweeper

01

01

 

8

SGD Maripur Grex

Medical Officer

01

17

Dispenser

01

09

O.T Assistant

01

09

Medical Tech

01

09

Vaccinator

02

06

Naib Qasid

01

01

Chowkidar

02

01

Sweeper

01

01

 

 

2660.   *Mr. Shah Nawaz Jadoon:    Will the Minister for Health be pleased to state:-

Number of E.P.I Centers presently working in Keamari Town Karachi including number of staff working therein?

 

ANSWER

DR. AZRA FAZAL PECHUHO, MINISTER FOR HEALTH:

In Kemari Town, Karachi 14 E.P.I Centers are functional at following health centers. The number of staff working therein, is mentioned against each as under:

 

 

S.NO

NAME OF EPI CENTERS

NUMBER OF STAFF

1

SGD. Bhutta Village

20

2

SGD. Sultanabad

15

3

SGD. Sikanderabad

06

4

RHC. Kemari 

20

5

BHU. Baba Island

05

6

MCH. Bhitt Island

05

7

SGD. Machar Colony

06

8

BHU. Younasabad

08

9

SGD. Grex Maripur

06

10

RHC. Sher shah

29

11

BHU. Mawach Goth

07

12

SGD. Lyari Expressway Rehabilitation Project.

05

13

SGD. 500 Quarter

05

14

BHU. Haji Ahmed Brohi Goth

05

 

 

 

2790.   Ms. Rana Ansar:        Will the Minister for Health be pleased to state:-

(a)   Whether any department exist to check the quality of medicines being provided in government hospitals;

(b)   If answer to (a) above be in the affirmative, the details thereof?

 

ANSWER

DR. AZRA FAZAL PECHUHO, MINISTER FOR HEALTH:

a).Under the provision of section-15 of the Drug Act 1976, the Health Department, Government of Sindh has set up a “Drug Testing Laboratory (DTL)” at Karachi having a Director, Government Analysts, Lab Technicians and Lab Attendants.

The Drug Inspector take samples of drug from Public & Private Sector Hospitals drug stores as well as Private Medical Stores and send to DTL for testing and analysis.

The DTL tests and analyze the drug samples sent by the Drug Inspectors and issue reports under section 22(1) of the said Act.

The tests / analysis of the samples of drugs are performed in accordance with the testing methods and specifications as mentioned in the official Pharmacopeias such as British Pharmacopeia (BP), United States Pharmacopeia (USP), European Pharmacopeia (EP) and Pakistan National Formulary.

b). As above.


3116.   *Syed Abdul Rasheed:            Will the Minister for Health be pleased to state:-

(a)   Is it a fact that any  Surgeon (Doctor) is not posted in Civil Hospital, Karachi;

(b)   If answer to (a) above is affirmative, the reasons thereof?

ANSWER

 

DR. AZRA FAZAL PECHUHO, MINISTER FOR HEALTH:

a)      No, it is not a fact.

In fact the department of surgery of Civil Hospital Karachi is being run by the surgical faculty of Dow Medical College Karachi

b)       Not applicable

 

 

3817.   *Mr. Rabistan Khan: Will the Minister for Health be pleased to state:-

Amount spent on provision of medicines for needy patients at Civil Hospital Naushero Feroze during 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016 and 2016-2017?

ANSWER

DR. AZRA FAZAL PECHUHO, MINISTER FOR HEALTH:

The amount spent on provision of Medicines for needy patients at Civil Hospital Naushehro Feroze during 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 is as under:

Year

Amount spent on medicines

2013-2014

Rs: 9,467,427/-

2014-2015

Rs: 9,463,519/-

2015-2016

Rs: 11,486,080/-

2016-2017

Rs: 37,389,567/-

 

 

KARACHI:                                                                                 G.M UMAR FAROOQ

DATED THE 20th APRIL, 2021                                                      SECRETARY

   PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

HEALTH DEPARTMENT

LIST OF UN-STARRED ASSEMBLY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR

WEDNESDAY, THE 21ST APRIL, 2021

 

 

50.       Ms. Kulsoom Akhtar Chandio:          Will the Minister for Health be pleased to state:

            Funds allocated for nutrition plan in the year 2019-20?

ANSWER

 

DR. AZRA FAZAL PECHUHO, MINISTER FOR HEALTH:

The Health Department, Government of Sindh under Accelerated Action Plan for reduction of stunting and mal-nutrition in Sindh, allocated Rs. 3092.646 Million for Nutrition Activities under multi-sectoral approach in Sindh for the Financial year 2019-2020.

 

51.       Ms. Kulsoom Akhtar Chandio:          Will the Minister for Health be pleased to state:

            Number of Blood Banks exists in Hyderabad and Karachi?

ANSWER

 

DR. AZRA FAZAL PECHUHO, MINISTER FOR HEALTH:

89 registered Blood Banks exists in Karachi Division, whereas, 40 registered Blood Banks exist in Hyderabad Division.

 

 

KARACHI:                                                                                 G.M UMAR FAROOQ

DATED THE 20th APRIL, 2021                                                      SECRETARY

   PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH