PESHAWAR: at least 1,000 new sufferers of cancer are registered every yr at clinical Oncology Unit at Hayatabad medical complex (HMC), medical Onocology Unit head Prof Abid Jamil stated.

“Since2014 extra than 5,000 newly recognized cancer patients have been provided free treatment,” Prof Jamil said giving a top level view of the hospital at a rite held to mark the arena most cancers Day.

He said the sufferers treated at the onocology unit of HMC blanketed people affected by blood most cancers, breast most cancers, prostate cancer, belly and intestinal most cancers, lung cancer and others below the fee sharing programme with pharmaceutical corporation Novartis.


patients are being dealt with on the grounds that 2012 at a fee of approximately Rs20.00 billion wherein the provincial government has contributed Rs 1.86 billion at the same time as Novartis has contributed Rs17.73 billion. To date 80 consistent with cent patients are alive after over 5 years from diagnosis, he said.

The clinical Oncology Unit of HMC held the awareness programme to look at the sector cancer Day so that it will share info of its efforts toward proving loose remedy to cancer patients.

okay-P Secretary fitness Dr Farooq Jamil changed into chief guest in this occasion. Prof Shahzad Akber medical Director HMC welcomed the guest and gave an overview of recent diagnostic and treatment centers being provided at HMC.

Dr Jamil, whilst appreciating of the offerings supplied by HMC, assured of continued government guide for treating cancer sufferers.

Prof Abid Jamil said that over 1/2 of the patients recognized and dealt with belong to age group ranging from 25 to 50 years. Patients coming for free remedy constitute all a part of k-P and amongst them fifty three in line with cent are male while 47 per cent are lady.

monthly income of over 80 in step with cent of sufferers handled in this task become beneath Rs22,000.

Professor Abid Jamil who is the focal character of the venture stated for most cancers patients this free treatment programme is not only a mission it's miles a count number of life and death.

He was hoping that the government will amplify this assignment inside the coming year so as for patients to retain receiving unfastened cancer treatment.

Minister for fitness Dr Hisham Inamullah while sharing his views through video message said that the provincial government taking steps to prevent disease.

The fitness minister stated that every year round 5,000 new patients of cancer have been registered in k-P while round 30,000 sufferers had been getting remedy from the scientific Oncology Unit which include new sufferers.

He similarly added that cancer is the second main cause of death throughout the Globe and most of the poor human beings had been affecting from this disorder due to the fact they could’t manage to pay for its remedy as it's far high priced.

health minister said that the patients affected by breast cancer, blood most cancers and different varieties of the disorder are being dealt with in Hayatabad clinical complicated Peshawar even as they also serve 20% to twenty-five% most cancers sufferers from the merged district of Fata.

He informed that the KP government began Oncology Centre for the most cancers patients in which sufferers were getting loose treatment , adding that the government have been allocate 1.Nine billion rupees thus far while the pharmaceutical enterprise contributed 18 billion rupees for the ultimate seven years.

Secretry health Dr Farooq Jameel said that the authorities is making plans to increase this system to different district as properly.

He informed that as in KP the use of tobacco which include Naswar and Smoking are the principle reasons of most cancers, including that there may be dire want of awareness a number of the people to prevent them from cancer disorder.

Bringing peace to mental sufferers

Dr Hasham Inamullah, for the duration of his go to to Sarhad intellectual health center in Peshwar central prison, said that 80 in step with cent work has been completed on Fountain residence, Peshawar, a facility for people suffering from psychological ailment.

He stated that patients suffering from mental disorder could be shifted to the ability quickly. Dr Hisam became observed via friends of mental clinic Chairman Dr Roohul Amin, guide health Reforms Jawwad Wasif, Media Coordinator Daniyal Khan.

He announced danger allowance for medical doctors imparting services to sufferers of mental disorders.

He met with patients and directed the officers worried and docs to offer satisfactory scientific facilities to them.

published inside the specific Tribune, February 5th, 2019.