Approval for Establishment of Medical College in Gilgit-Baltistan has been finalized
Aga Khan Health Services, Pakistan, is collaborating with the Department of Health (Govt.) to establish a Medical College in Gilgit-Baltistan which will house 100 beds. In this regard a high level delegation of Aga Khan Foundation, Geneva, had a meeting with chief secretary, and secretary health where they were assured full support by the government, for the establishment of the said medical college.
According to the sources of the Department of Health, The District Headquarters Hospitals, Aga Khan Health Services and CMH are affiliated with Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, which could provide students the facilities of house job. The required documentation has been completed in this regard and it is expected that the actions required would be taken on fast track. These initiatives have been praised and appreciated by the citizens of Gilgit-Baltistan.