Cantt Public Health Care System
Healthcare system of ML&C Dept comprises Cantt. General Hospitals (CGH) & Dispensaries. Presently, 15 Cantonment General Hospitals and 57 Dispensaries are functional in different Cantonments all over the country. ML&C Deptt started revamping and upgrading existing healthcare facilities in 2017-18. Three Cantonment General Hospitals i.e. CGHs Rawalpindi, Lahore & Peshawar are being upgraded to 500 Bedded Hospitals. Upgradation of CGH Rawalpindi includes establishment of major facilities i.e. state-of-the-art Laboratories, Radiology & Dental Depts, Hygienic Laundry, Boiler, Modular OTs & hospital waste Incinerator. Construction of buildings & procurement of equipment / items of CGH Peshawar & Lahore are also in progress.
CGH Multan undertook a joint venture with Fauji Foundation to provide improved health facilities (OTs, Dental Care) through 15 Doctors and 42 Paramedics to cantt residents. A similar kind of JV between CGH Sargodha and Fauji Foundation is also in process. Work on 03 new hospitals i.e. CGH Nowshera (50 beds), CGH Clifton (20 beds) and CGH Sialkot (20 beds) are also near completion. 09 new dispensaries have also been established in Cantonment Boards - three in Chaklala, and one each in Abbottabad, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Bahawalpur, Wah and Walton.
To self sustain 500 bedded Cantonment General Hospitals, Cantt Medical Colleges at Lahore, Rawalpindi and Peshawar have also been initiated. Cantt Medical College Lahore is near completion where classes will commence in 2020-21.