Infectious diseases are those diseases which pass from person to person or animals/insects to animals or humans. Infectious diseases like Coronavirus require dedicated hospitals. Such hospitals specialize in control of infectious diseases though effective isolation of patients and have the required equipment to deal with it.
Government of Pakistan led by Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf has embarked on an ambitious project to develop Islamabad first dedicated Isolation Hospital and Infectious Disease Treatment Center. The development of the project is executed by Frontier Works Organization (FWO) with the expertise of Chinese Government.
Prime Minister Imran Khan performed the ground breaking ceremony on 26th March 2020 of the 250 bed, 70,000 sq.ft Isolation Hospital and Infectious Disease Treatment Centre in Islamabad. Check out the video of the ground breaking ceremony below:
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Since the ground breaking ceremony on 26th March, 2020, construction work is in full swing on the hospital. Government is planning to construct this hospital in record time to help in prevalent pandemic of Coronavirus.
Pictures and Videos of Construction of IHITC Islamabad
Check out the latest pictures and videos from the construction site of the Isolation Hospital and Infectious Diseases Treatment Center Islamabad:
Construction Day 9 – Progress in Pictures of IHITC, Islamabad
Below are pictures as taken on Day 9 of the construction of Pre-Fabricated hospital. Work in progress on 24/7 basis and hopefully the hospital will be constructed in record time.
Check the Videos of the Construction Work as shared on Facebook.
Construction Day 14 – Progress in Pictures of IHITC, Islamabad
The construction work is ongoing at fast pace. Check out the latest pictures as shared on the CPEC facebook page for Day 14 of IHITC construction.
Day 18 Pictures of IHITC Construction in Islamabad
Check out the latest update of Day 18 in the pictures below:
Day 29 Pictures of IHITC Construction in Islamabad
Location of the IHITC
IHITC is located in the empty plot right behind Zong HQ in Islamabad. Check out the location on Google Map below:
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