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December 6, 2017

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Cops’ blood screening camp

LAHORE: Blood screening of Punjab police has started and blood screening of around 70,000 police officials will be conducted in the first phase. Under the district health convention, three-day blood camps have started work jointly in all district police lines of the province.
Punjab Minister for Primary & Secondary Health Khawaja Imran Nazir inaugurated the blood screening camp in the police lines hospital Qila Gujjar Singh on Tuesday, according to a handout issued here.
After the inauguration of the blood screening camp, the minister took a round of the camp to monitor the services provided there. Talking to the media, Kh Imran Nazir said district health conventions are being arranged to raise public awareness of different diseases and educate the public about the adoption of precautionary measures in all districts of the province.
This process will continue till December 11, he added. He reiterated that prevention and cure of diseases is the top priority of the government and for that purpose, blood screening of all jawans of the police department has started and screening and vaccination of more than two lakh officials will be carried out in three phases so that the health of police staff could be ensured and better healthcare facilities could be provided to them.
He said government hospital police lines Qila Gujjar Singh will be upgraded. CCPO Muhammad Amin Wains addressed the event and thanked the minister and Primary & Secondary Health Department for arranging blood screening camp for the police jawans.
workshop: A training workshop for the officers and officials of Investigation Wing was held at Police Lines, Qila Gujar Singh on Tuesday. Judge ATC-I Sajjad Ahmad and Judge ATC-III Javed Iqbal Warraich were the chief guests.
Sajjad Ahmad said: “They were seeing significant improvement in police strength, number of courts and infrastructure besides change in criminals’ modus operandi. So investigation on modern lines had become a

need of the hour.”
Javed Iqbal said the role of investigation officer in criminal justice system was very important. He said no culprit would escape from punishment if the investigation officer timely took action. Collection of forensic evidences especially in terrorism and murder cases should be on modern lines, he added.

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