Khyber Pakhtunkhwa govt to provide Sehat Cards to everyone: Jhagra

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PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Minister Taimur Saleem Jhagra has said that the provincial government had allocated Rs10 billion to provide health facilities to people through the Sehat Insaf Card. He said all the people of the province would be provided Sehat Insaf Cards during the current fiscal year.
Taimur Saleem Jhagra said that the government had to increase the health budget keeping in view the corona pandemic and a total of Rs148 billion were allocated for health that included Rs124 billion for different health sector departments and Rs 24 billion for corona related issues.
The minister said the government has expanded scope of Rescue 1122 operations to twenty-nine districts of the province during last year.
He said these services will be expanded to another six districts by the end of this year.
Taimur Saleem Jhagra said a joint strategy is being developed for a strong liaison between the health department and the Rescue 1122 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.


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