Lahore, June 18 (TNS): The Punjab Healthcare Commission (PHC) has largely curtailed through extensive crackdown the unqualified medical practitioners and quacks in the province.
Sources told TNS that the Commission established an anti-quackery cell to enforce its measures through Executive District Health Officers.
A comprehensive process of screening of all Healthcare Establishments was done by the commission to identify and to take action against the illegal practitioners and quacks.
Moreover licensing is made mandatory and no Healthcare Establishment can function or operate without prior permission from the Commission.
Through this process, the Commission issued licenses to over 14 thousand legitimate public and private Healthcare Establishments having well qualified medical staff and proper facilities.