Attock included in Universal Health Insurance Program


On the special directives of Prime Minister Attock district has been included in Universal Health Insurance Program IUHIP) which will benefit more than 2 million population of the district.

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam said this while talking exclusively to this journalist.

He said that by the end of this year the process will be completed and all those who are permanent residents of Attock district will have access to this program and have health cover worth Rs 1 million.

Malik Amin said that after completion of the process CNIC will be valid as Universal Health Insurance Card and the residents of Attock will have access with out any financial constraint to 450 hospitals across the country which are on the panel of the federal govt.

He said, Sehat Sahulat Program is social health protection initiative of the govt providing free of cost health insurance in the form of Sehat Insaf Card which is a revolutionery step of PTI govt to the vulnerable.—Raza Naqvi