Secy stresses empaneling more hospitals for Sehat Sahulat Programme

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Under the chairmanship of Secretary Health Punjab Dr. Ahmad Javed Qazi, an important meeting related to the sehat sahulat Program was held in his office. Special Secretary Syed Wajid Ali Shah, Additional Secretary Shahida Farrukh, Additional Secretary Agha Nabeel, Chief Planning Officer Abdul Haq Bhatti, CEO Health Initiative Management Company Dr. Ali Razzaq, COO Shamshad Ali Khan, Hasnat and Mian Muneeb participated. Punjab Health Secretary Dr. Ahmed Javed Qazi reviewed the sehat sahulat Program and measured to impanel more hospitals for the convenience of patients during the meeting. CEO Punjab Health Initiative Management Company Dr. Ali Razaq and concerned officers gave a detailed briefing to Secretary Health in this regard.

Provincial Health Secretary Dr. Ahmed Javed Qazi said that we want to provide maximum facilities to the people of Punjab through the sehat sahulat Program.

The statistics related to the Health Facilitation Card are very encouraging. 97% of the people of Punjab are satisfied with the service of the Health Cards. Dr. Ahmad Javed Qazi said that according to the statistics, Punjab. More than 33 lacs people have availed free treatment facility through Health Cards.

So far, the people of Punjab have received the facility of free treatment worth more than 72 billion rupees. More than 70 thousand beds have been increased in empaneled public and private hospitals for the treatment of the people of Punjab through the health cards. The people of Punjab are getting free treatment facilities from 827 government and private hospitals through the Health Cards and the people of Punjab are getting free treatment facilities from 193 government and 634 private hospitals through the Health Cards.

More than 7 lacs and 66 thousand people have received free dialysis and more than 76 thousand people have got the facility of free coronary angiography through health cards. So far in Punjab more than 88 thousand 800 women have had normal delivery and more than 3 lakh 44 thousand women have got the facility of free cesarean operation and more than 47 thousand 700 People have done free hernia operations through health cards.

Dr. Ahmed Javed Qazi said that more than 51 thousand 400 people have so far taken the facility of chemotherapy in Punjab. More than 40 thousand people have got free facility of angioplasty through health cards. So far more than 245 thousands 700 people have undergone free eye surgery across the province and so far more than one and a half lakh. Heart patients have undergone free operations.