Trying to provide max free treatment facilities to people: Yasmin

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On the direction of Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid, the Department of Specialized Health and Medical Education has released the statistics related to the Sehat Sahulat Card.

According to the statistics, more than 30 lacs 27 thousand people in Punjab have received free treatment facilities through the Sehat Sahulat Card.

Provincial Health Secretary Dr. Ahmed Javed Qazi said that so far more tha 30 lacs 27 thousand people of Punjab have received free treatment facility worth more than 66 billion and 73 crore rupees. More than 43 thousand beds have been increased in empaneled private hospitals for the treatment of the people of Punjab through sehat sahulat card. 794 government and private hospitals have been empaneled to provide free treatment facilities to the people of Punjab through sehat sahulat Card.

The people of Punjab are getting free treatment facilities from 191 government and 603 private hospitals through sehat sahulat Card.

According to the details in Punjab So far more than 6 lacs 80 thousand people have undergone free dialysis through Sehat sahulat card.

So far more than 68 thousand 8 hundred people have availed the facility of free coronary angiography through Sehat sahulat card.

So far in Punjab more than 75 thousand 600 women have had a normal delivery, while more than 2 lacs 97 thousand women have received the free facility of cesarean operation and more than 44 thousand 400 people have undergone free operation of hernia through the sehat sahulat Card.

So far in Punjab more than 47 thousand 200 people have got free facility of chemotherapy through Sehat sahulat card and more than 35 thousand people have got free facility of angioplasty through Sehat sahulat card.

So far more than 2 lacs 33 thousand 600 people have got free eye surgery in Punjab.

Health Secretary Dr. Ahmad Javed Qazi further said that we are trying to provide maximum free treatment facilities to the people of Punjab through sehat sahulat Card. Cyberknife treatment facility has also been provided to cancer patients through sehat sahulat Card.

Dengue patients are also now are getting free treatment facility from the empaneled government and private hospitals of Punjab through Sehat sahulat Card.

Therefore, more and more hospitals are being empanelled.