Administrator Defence Housing Authority inaugurates Dr Essa Laboratories free blood testing camp at Defence Housing Authority Head Office

Karachi, February 08, 2016 (PPI-OT): Administrator DHA Brig Zubair Ahmed inaugurated a Free Blood Testing Camp for Hepatitis ‘B’ and ‘C’ established by Dr Essa Laboratory and Diagnostic Centre at DHA Head Office. ISO 9001-2008 certified Dr Essa Lab is the largest private blood testing and diagnostic network in the country that conducts computerized PCR based tests on highly sensitive analyzers with accuracy and credibility.

At the DHA Camp, free of cost expensive blood tests were conducted to conclusively identify lethal liver attacking viruses of Hepatitis B and C in blood. Dr Sabiha Essa Abdullah, Head of Essa Lab said that the aim of establishing blood testing camp was to create awareness of the importance of early detection and treatment of the lethal liver diseases. She said that the goal of their setup was to deliver caring and compassionate quality service that contributes to the enhanced health care in society.

Administrator said that DHA attaches utmost importance to promotion of welfare and healthcare related initiative in society. He appreciated the erstwhile initiative of Essa Lab and reiterated that DHA would collaborate and co-operate with the organization in all their welfare related health programmes in future. A large number of DHA employees residents visited the camp for getting their blood tested.

For more information, contact:
Maj (Retd) Aurangzeb
Public Relations Officer
Pakistan Defence Officers Housing Authority
2-B, East Street, Phase-I
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