Health sector being reformed, says Yasmin


Health Minister Dr Yasmeen Rashid said that according to the vision and directions of Prime Minister Imran Khan, Sehat Insaf Cards are being distributed in all districts of Punjab.
She was talking UNICEF representatives at Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department. Secretary Primary and Secondary Healthcare Muhammad Usman Younas, Special Secretary Muhammad Ajmal Bhatti, DG Health Services Dr. Haroon Jahangir, Incharge UNICEF Punjab, Deputy UNICEF representative Tajuddin and other officers were also present on this occasion.
Dr Yasmeen Rashid exchanged views with UNICEF representatives regarding bringing reforms in health sector and provision of relief to the masses. UNICEF representatives appreciated the efforts of Dr. Yasmeen Rashid for providing better health facilities and relief to the people. Patients besides getting treatment in government hospitals through Sehat Insaf Cards can also avail health facilities in more than two hundred private hospitals, she added.
According to recent survey, patients have started visiting government hospitals in great numbers due to provision of better health facilities. Interest free loans are also being given to health professionals through Punjab Health Foundation, she stated. 30 thousand employments are being provided on merit for the first time in the history of Health Department Punjab.
State-of-the-art Mother and Child Hospitals are being set up in five big districts of Punjab. Provision of best treatment facilities are being ensured to the people living in far-flung areas at their doorstep through “Referral System”.

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