Healthcare system of ML&C Dept comprises of Cantt. General Hospitals (CGH) & Dispensaries. Presently, 15 Cantonment General Hospitals and 57 Dispensaries are functional in different Cantonments all over the country. Healthcare services have been provided through these facilities to employees, their dependants and the general public residing in cantonments. These services include pharmacies, emergency, diagnostic, therapeutic, surgical, OPD, IPD, rehabilitation, family welfare & planning, expanded program for Immunization & polio vaccination. Since 2017-18, ML&C Deptt has been working on revamping and upgradation of existing healthcare facilities along with establishment of 03 new Cantt Medical and Dental Colleges at Lahore, Peshawar and Rawalpindi. Three Cantonment General Hospitals i.e. CGHs Rawalpindi, Lahore & Peshawar were upgraded from 100 Beds to 500 Bedded Hospitals. Upgradation of CGH Rawalpindi includes establishment of major facilities of state-of-the-art Laboratory, Radiology, Dental Deptt, , Hygienic Laundry, Boiler, Modular OTs & hospital waste Incinerator. Contraction of buildings & procurement of Medical & College equipment / items of CGH Peshawar & Lahore are also in progress. Upgradation of CGH Nowshera from 20 beds to 100 Bedded Hospital is also underway. 20 bedded Gynae Cantonment General Hospital has been established in Clifton Cantonment Board, Karachi during the FY 2018-19. 07 new dispensaries have also been established in Cantonment Boards - three in Chaklala, and one each in Abbottabad, Gujranwala, Sialkot and Bahawalpur. Summary regarding revamping and upgradation of healthcare facilities is given below:

 

Healthcare Facility

Total

Status

Upgraded

(2018-19)

Established (2018-19)

Functional

Under

Progress

CGH

15

14

1

4

1

Dispensaries

57

50

7

9

7

Table 1 - Summary Healthcare Facilities