Extending health facilities: 50-bed Aga Khan Medical Centre inaugurated in Gilgit, Pakistan | Express Tribune

A 50-bed medical centre was inaugurated by Princess Zahra Aga Khan and Prince Rahim Aga Khan during their visit to Gilgit on TuesdayMay 24, 2016 Gilgit, Pakistan: A 50-bed medical centre was inaugurated by Princess Zahra Aga Khan and Prince Rahim Aga Khan during their visit to Gilgit on Tuesday.

Aga Khan Medical Centre provides high quality diagnostics and secondary health care.

Speaking to The Express Tribune, an official said, “Spokes that radiate from the centre will connect [the] Gilgit hub through a digital health network to clinics in Singal, Gupis, Aliabad, Sost, Booni and Garam Chashma.”

The centre is also connected to state-of-the-art medical resources in other parts of Pakistan, including the Aga Khan University Hospital in Karachi.

The “hub” and “spoke” model is intended to ensure that essential health care is accessible to everyone throughout Pakistan.

Source Express Tribune – Shabbir MirDawn.com

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