Access to healthcare facilities is a basic civic requirement especially where families live in joint family system in small homes, belongs to low income group and work hard to earn their livelihood, raise their children and share basic amenities with each other. Consequently, suffers from health issues and epidemic diseases and they does not have access to health care facilities.
To provide basic health facilities various initiatives have been taken by Government and development organizations at village level. However, lack of financial resources, quackery, unavailability of transport facility and trained medical staff are the issues for provision of health facilities for communities that need to be addressed.
Realizing the importance of above issues, Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) keeps focus to provide health care facilities to communities living in the surrounding of Company’s Production Fields. Sui Field Hospital, Mobile Dispensaries at Sui, Mazarani and Kandhkot Gas Fields and PPL Public Welfare Hospital are the key healthcare initiatives of the Company.
Besides, PPL organize free medical camps for treatment of general diseases, skin diseases and eye diseases wherein free of cost, consultation, treatment, medicine, spectacles and surgery facilities are provided to visiting patients
PPL’s healthcare initiatives emphasized to provide healthcare to women and children i.e. neglected segment in rural areas. The company has constructed mother and child healthcare centres in Kandhkot, Kashmore and Hala.