15th (current) Assembly 3rd November 26, 2018

List of Business

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

ORDERS OF THE DAY

MONDAY, THE 26TH NOVEMBER, 2018

 

Business to be brought forward before the Legislature on Monday, the 26thNovember, 2018 at 03.00 p.m.

  1. (A)      RECITATION FROM THE HOLY QUR’AN.

(B)      NAAT SHAREEF.

 

  1. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:

          (Health Department)

 

III.     CALL ATTENTION NOTICES:

  1. CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 83 OF 2018;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. RABIA AZFAR NIZAMI, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Health, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that the Dow Dental College (DDC) accepted admissions even without being registered with the PMDC and 92 Graduated Students’ Future is at stake as they are not allotted the PMDC Registration Numbers. Whether any mechanism has been devised to address the grievances of the students in coordination with the stakeholders?
  2. CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 85 OF 2018;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY DR. SEEMA ZIA, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Agriculture, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that  whether it is a fact that the Minimum Support Price for Sugar Cane as well as Commencement of crushing dates  for Sugar Mills have yet to be announced/Notified by the Sindh Government? If So, would the Minister State when can the Poor farmers of Sindh can expect such an announcement/Notification(s)?
  3. CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 82 OF 2018;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MALIK SHEHZAD AWAN, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Local Government, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that it’s been weeks since in raising water shortage issue in Baldia Town of my Constituency. What are the reasons for not resolving this matter?
  4. CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 84 OF 2018;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MS. ADEEBA HASSAN, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Local Government, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that is it a fact that Freree Naala situated in Bath Island across main Clifton Road Karachi is open, resulting people residing surrounding Naala are facing difficulties including threat of spreading diseases; If So, steps taken by the department to cover the Naala and secure the residents from any unwanted incident?
  5. CALL ATTENTION NOTICE NO. 33 OF 2018;GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. MUHAMMAD ASLAM ABRO, MPA: Will the Honourable Minister for Health, Sindh may please to give answer/statement that please update about recruitment status in JIMS Hospital, Jacobabad. The NTS test was conducted?
  1. LEAVE APPLICATION OF MEMBERS, IF ANY.

 

  1. PRIVILEGE MOTION, IF ANY.
  1. ADJOURNMENT MOTION NO. 11 OF 2018; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. KHAWAJA-IZHAR-UL-HASSAN, MPA REGARDING THERE IS RAPID INCREASE IN STREET CRIMES IN KARACHI.

 

VII.    INTRODUCTION OF THE FOLLOWING GOVERNMENT BILLS:

1-   Bill No. 03 of 2018-The Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Institute of Trauma at Karachi Bill, 2018.

 

2-   Bill No. 04 of 2018-The Sindh Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases Bill, 2018.

 

3-   Bill No. 05 of 2018-The Sindh Institute of Child Health and Neonatology Bill, 2018.

 

VIII.  DISCUSSION ON THE ADJOURNMENT MOTION NO. 02 OF 2018; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. KANWAR NAVEED JAMEEL, MPA REGARDING UN-JUSTICE WATER DISTRIBUTION IN KARACHI, ADJOURNMENT MOTION NO. 05 OF 2018; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. NADEEM AHMED SIDDIQUI, MPA REGARDING WATER SHORTAGE IN HYDERABAD AND ADJOURNMENT MOTION NO. 07 OF 2018; GIVEN NOTICE OF BY MR. MUHAMMAD JAVED HANIF KHAN, MPA REGARDING SHORTAGE OF WATER IN MIRPURKHAS.

 

  1. ANY OTHER BUSINESS WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE CHAIR.

 

 

KARACHI, THE                                                          G.M.UMAR FAROOQ

23RD NOVEMBER, 2018.                                                    SECRETARY

                                                                              PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

Summary of Proceedings

PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF SINDH

HEALTH DEPARTMENT

LIST OF STARRED ASSEMBLY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR

MONDAY THE 26TH NOVEMBER, 2018

 

*01.     Mr. Arif Mustafa Jatoi:         Will the Minister for Health be pleased to state:-

 

Number of cases of Polio reported in the Province during 01/01/2018 to 30/09/2018?

 ANSWER

  1. AZRA FAZAL PECHUHO, MINISTER FOR HEALTH:

So far, in the year 2018 ‘no any polio case’ is reported in the Province.

*79.     Mr. Arif Mustafa Jatoi:         Will the Minister for Health be pleased to state:-

 

The number of dead bodies released by Abassi Shaheed Hospital during July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 after autopsy and with no autopsy?

ANSWER

  1. AZRA FAZAL PECHUHO, MINISTER FOR HEALTH:

Number of dead bodies released from 1st July 2017 to 30th June 2018 with Autopsy 334

Number of dead bodies released from 1st July 2017 to 30th June 2018 without Autopsy       314

*83.     Mr. Arif Mustafa Jatoi:         Will the Minister for Health be pleased to state:-

 

The number of seats filled for MBBS and BDS at DMC and SMC during 2018 along with the District-wise domicile of each successful student/candidate?

ANSWER

  1. AZRA FAZAL PECHUHO, MINISTER FOR HEALTH:

The requisite detail is as under:

FOR MBBS STUDENTS

  SINDH MEDICAL COLLEGE DOW MEDICAL COLLEGE
Course Sr. Seat Category Domicile No: of Admitted students Domicile No: of Admitted students
MBBS 1 Open Merit Karachi 228 Karachi 234
2 Reserved Seats for Interior Sindh Hyderabad Board 10 KambarShahdadkot 01
Larkana Board 14 Larkana 02
Mirpurkhas Board 08 Kashmore 03
Sukkur Board 14 Jacobabad 01
    Ghotki 01
Sukkur 01
Khairpur 02
Badin 01
Hyderabad 02
T.A Yar 02
Umerkot 02
Tharparkar 02
Sanghar 01
SBA 01
3 Reserved Seats for Baluchistan Baluchistan 01 Baluchistan 01
4 UEDP Local Self Finance Karachi 38 Karachi 55
5 UEDP-Overseas Self Finance 18 05
6 PTAP +HEC 10 Baluchistan & FATA 06
7 Disable Karachi 01 Karachi 01
TOTAL 342   324

 FOR BDS STUDENTS

  Sindh Institute of Oral Health Sciences Dow Dental College
Course Sr. Seat Category Domicile No: of Admitted students Domicile No: of Admitted students
BDS 1 UEDP Local Self Finance Karachi 50
2 Open Merit Karachi 30
3 Self-finance Karachi 05
4 Open Merit Interior Sindh 13
5 Self-finance Interior Sindh 02
6 HEC 03
TOTAL 53 TOTAL 50

 *617.   Mr. Khurram Sher Zaman:   Will the Minister for Health be pleased to state:-

(a)   Is it a fact that as many as 889 new HIV cases have been reported in province in last six months, while 52 HIV/AIDS infected patients died;

(b)   If answer to (a) above is affirmative steps being taken to tackle the disease?

 ANSWER

  1. AZRA FAZAL PECHUHO, MINISTER FOR HEALTH:

a).        Yes, it is a fact that there are as many as 889 new HIV cases reported in Sindh Province in the last six months but instead of 52, the number who died during the said period are 22.

b).        Following steps are being taken to tackle the disease:

  1.    Implementation & monitoring of HIV related interventions and Service Delivery Packages (SDPs).
  2.    Creation of an environment so that people living with HIV can have more access to free of cost Medical, Social and Support Services so that adherence to Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) reaches to 90% by the end of year 2019-20.

              iii.   Control / minimize the incidence of HIV /AIDS by developing Family Health Centers at District level and availability of SDPs for Most at Risk Population (MARP) by 2019-20.

  1.    Increasing the coverage up to 80% in high risk groups by expanding HIV care services through:

  • 378 Family Health Awareness Centers at BHU, RHCs and THQ Hospitals level.
  • 24 District Family Health Centers at DHQ Hospitals.
  • 09 Tertiary Care Family Health Centers in Teaching Hospitals.

*636.   Mr. Khurram Sher Zaman:   Will the Minister for Health be pleased to state:-

 

(a)     Is it a fact that the first Chairman of Sindh Healthcare Commission has not been elected yet;

(b)     If answer to (a) above is affirmative, the reasons thereof?

ANSWER

  1. AZRA FAZAL PECHUHO, MINISTER FOR HEALTH:

  1. a)No, it is not a fact.
  2. b) Dr. Tipu Sultan has been elected as ‘Chairman Sindh Health Care Commission’ through secret ballot by the Commissioners of Sindh Health Care Commission.

The notification in this regard has been issued by Health Department vide number HCC/Con/HD/2017 dated 14th March 2017. Notification is at Annexure placed on the Table of the House.

*674.   Mr. Khurram Sher Zaman:   Will the Minister for Health be pleased to state:-

 

(a)   Is it a fact that  vaccination program for measles is failed in district Dadu;

(b)   If answer to (a) above is affirmative, the reasons thereof?

ANSWER

  1. AZRA FAZAL PECHUHO, MINISTER FOR HEALTH:
a)       No,it is not a fact.

 

The vaccination program for Measles across the Province including District Dadu has been completed successfully. The coverage in District Dadu is 101%. Such activity was monitored not only by Health Department but also by independent monitors like UNICEF & WHO and no adverse remarks, so far, has been received from any corner.

 

b).      As above.

 

KARACHI:                                                                                                               G.M UMAR FAROOQ

DATED THE 23rd NOVEMBER, 2018                                                                     SECRETARY

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