Over 1.3m people used Sehat Card Plus

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Health Minister Taimur Khan Jhagra has said that a record over 1.3 million residents of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have availed of free medical treatment through Sehat Card Plus in 2021-22. In a statement, he said that over 550,000 people have used it al-ready in the five months of this financial year (July – November).

He said that the KP government is financing the Sehat Card for merged districts and over 55,000 ex-FATA residents have also benefited over the last 5 months. He said that according to a survey con-ducted by the KP Bureau of Statistics, 97% of peo-ple have absolute support for Sehat Card schemed and termed it a good initiative of the KP govern-ment. He said that universal health insurance has exceptionally high satisfaction ratings across the board, with 95% of users overall expressing satis-faction with the service and only 2% dissatisfied.—APP