Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar said that Naya Pakistan Qaumi Sehat Card has been provided to every family in Punjab. He revealed that every family has been provided Rs.10 lac annual free health treatment facility through Sehat Card.
CM disclosed that the PTI government allocated Rs.400 billion for the Universal Health Insurance Programme and fulfilled its promise to provide free treatment facility to every citizen of Punjab.
He stressed that the example of Universal Health Insurance Programme is not found in the developing countries adding that free treatment facility is not a favour to anyone rather it is due right of the masses. Usman Buzdar emphasized that the PTI government gave utmost focus on improving health facilities across Punjab. He informed that fatal diseases including cancer can be treated through Naya Pakistan Qaumi Sehat Card.
He intimated that cardiac diseases, hepatitis, liver diseases, TB, AIDS and emergency fracture can be treated free of cost from the quality private hospitals across the province.
He highlighted that the example of Naya Pakistan Qaumi Sehat Card Project is difficult to find in the history of the country.
CM underscored that the PTI government enhanced its health budget to Rs.399 billion and allocated a huge amount for the improvement of the health sector in the history of Punjab.