New CT scan machine at NIRM, Islamabad

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New CT scan machine at NIRM, Islamabad

National Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine (NIRM) got a new CT scan machine to meet the requirements of the growing number of patients. Federal Minister for National Health Services Aamer Mehmood Kiani inaugurated the newly installed CT scan machine at NIRM for providing best possible medical and diagnostic facilities to the patients.

Speaking at the ceremony, Aamer Mehmood Kiani applauded the steps and initiatives taken by NIRM for providing expensive medical tests and diagnostic facilities like CT scan and MRI free of cost to poor and disabled patients. During the visit it was apprised that necessary steps may further be taken for the up-gradation of Physiotherapy and Speech Therapy departments within shortest possible time.

He also visited the entire area of the hospital, wards and various departments and appreciated the management for providing excellent health care facilities to the patents coming to NIRM from all around the country. The minister desired to set NIRM as a state of the art hospital by expanding its infrastructure, providing new medical and diagnostic equipments by replacing the obsolete ones. The minister showed keen interest in the projection of NIRM as a model of excellence in the ICT area and assured his full support in this regard. The minister also visited the orthotic and prosthetic workshop of the institute and admired the activities and work being carried out there for the welfare of disabled / handicapped patients. After that, the minster had a round of Physiotherapy indoor Gym and praised the environment and facilities available for the rehabilitation of disabled people.

Dr. Fazle Maula, Executive Director, NIRM thanked Federal Minister for this support  and cooperation by the government for making the institute a centre of excellence for providing best possible health care facilities to the poor and disabled patients.