The Infrastructure Development Authority of the Punjab (IDAP) aims to provide efficient and effective healthcare facilities to the population of the Punjab province by upgrading DHQ and THQ hospitals. For a better, more effective healthcare system at primary and secondary levels, IDAP is revamping 15 Tehsil Headquarters (THQ) Hospitals and 25 District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospitals all over the province of Punjab in the first phase and revamping 85 Tehsil Headquarters Hospitals in the second phase. The work includes upgrading buildings and external areas, medical equipment and infrastructure, and incorporating the Health Management Information System and Queue Management System. These upgraded hospitals will provide communities in the villages, towns and cities of Punjab, with high quality health services, using the latest medical facilities and technologies.
Projects include the DHQ hospitals in Kasur, Sheikhupura, Attock, Chiniot, Khanewal, Toba Tek Singh, Gojra, Mianwali, Bhakkar, Khusab, Vehari, Bahawalnagar, Pakpattan, Layyah, Muzaffargarh, Rajan Pur and Lodhran. The THQ hospitals being upgraded are located in Kamoke, Hasan Abdal (Emergency), Nankana Sahib, Gujar Khan, Chakwal, Jhelum, Daska, Hafizabad, Okara North, Okara South, Narowal, Mandi Bahauddin, Hazro, Pindi Bhattian (Emergency), Kot Momin (Emergency), Shorkot (Emergency), Kamalia (Emergency), Tandlianwala (Emergency), Kallur Kot (Emergency), Esa Khel, Noorpur Thal, Mian Channu, Chichawatni, Burewala, Mailsi (Emergency), Chishtian, Arifwala, Haroonabad (Emergency), Taunsa Sharif, Kot Addu, Shujabad, Ahmedpur East, Jampur (Emergency), Liaquat Pur (Emergency), Yazman (Emergency), Duniya Pur (Emergency) and Kot Addu.
Improvements are being made in these hospitals in the general wards, ICUs, CCUs, operation theatres, emergency departments, pediatric wards, dialysis units, gynecology departments and administrative blocks, to name a few areas. Other key medical infrastructure projects undertaken by IDAP include the Sheikhupura Children’s Complex and the HPTP clinics at Jhelum, Kasur, Khanewal, Bahawalnagar and Narowal.
The IDAP team provide expertise in the delivery of these healthcare services through a planning process that yields innovative solutions. The team’s experience includes backgrounds in healthcare administration, medical equipment planning and architectural design of healthcare facilities, resulting in the creation of well-integrated medical facilities. IDAP’s medical planners are involved at the very beginning of a healthcare project, at the planning and programming stage to ensure that clinical requirements drive solutions. IDAP develops hospitals using a multi-disciplinary design approach.
Provisions for medical equipment are designed keeping future needs and requirements in mind. IDAP’s medical equipment planners work to stay up-to-date on the ever-changing technology of medical and diagnostic equipment. They ensure that the specific requirements of the medical equipment systems and facility layout are met to provide a state-of-the-art healthcare facility. The Punjab Government is committed to the principle of universal healthcare for all and IDAP aims to help deliver this important goal.