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PM Imran Khan announces to give Sehat Card in entire Azad Jammu and Kashmir

PM Imran Khan announces to give Sehat Card in entire Azad Jammu and Kashmir
December 18, 2020

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan launched Sehat Card Programme for Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.

AJK PM Raja Farooq Haider was also present.

Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that a fascist government is occupying Occupied Kashmir. "Several developed countries have no Universal Health Coverage (UHC)."

He resolved to make Pakistan a welfare state. "The program will provide health insurance to 1.2 million families in the territory and they can get medical treatment from 350 health facilities across Pakistan," he added.

The prime minister said that the PTI government had started this project from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where the process has now been started to extend the facility to every household. "In Punjab, six million families have been provided with the health cards and the provincial government there is striving to provide this facility to the entire population by the end of next year," he added.

Through Sehat Sahulat Program, each enrolled family is provided with Sehat Card through which family can access services for high cost diseases like heart surgeries, cancer, dialysis, neuro-surgical procedures, deliveries / C-sections all medical and surgical procedures for which admission is required.

Currently, the Sehat Sahulat Program is in the process of implementation in 90+ districts of Pakistan, providing free of cost healthcare services to more than 9.0 million enrolled families.