15 Million Families Will Benefit From Govt’s New Sehat Sahulat Insurance Scheme

The incumbent government is taking significant steps to elevate the standard of living, particularly of the lower economic bracket and they have taken a number of successful initiatives in this regard.

Another significant step has been taken to assure basic necessities and healthcare. Ministry of National Health Services has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with State Life Insurance Corporation of Pakistan for implementation of Sehat Sahulat Programme in all districts of the country. The signing ceremony took place in Islamabad on Wednesday.

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While speaking on the occasion, Aamir Mahmood Kiyani, Minister for National Health Service said that the scope of this program has been extended to the whole country and it will have a significantly positive impact on country’s healthcare sphere.

The minister assured that with this initiative benefitting the general public, they are working day and night to improve country’s crumbling health sector.

With this new scheme, fifteen million families or 90 million people will benefit from treatment. The Sehat Insaf Cards will assure the facility of free medical treatment to people living below the poverty line. The minister for health added that the package of the card has been enhanced to 0.72 million rupees.

Towards the end of last year, Amir Mehmood Kiani assured that 25m people will get health cards by next month. He added that previous governments failed to devise an extensive and inclusive “National Health Policy”, which speaks for the failure of sector. He said that the system will be upgraded to provided relief to the people in need. PTI government in KPK also previously called their Health Cards a massive success in addressing the social need and also announced to launch those for the artists.

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