Health card is an important step towards the welfare state

By Atta Ur Rehman Khan - Web Editor & Columnist

03rd December, 2019

Chief Minister Usman Bazdar has said that according to the concept of the state of Madina, the responsibility of every person is imposed on the state. Providing health card is an important step towards the welfare state.

According to the details, the Chief Minister of Punjab said, the health card is a flagship program of the PTI government. So far, four and a half million people have benefited from health cards.

Chief Minister Usman Bazdar said, the provision of health card is an important step towards the welfare state, as per the concept of the state of Medina, it is the responsibility of every individual on the state.

He said that 14 buses have been provided for transporting special children to special centers. He will take every possible step to make special people an active citizen of the society.

On the other hand, provincial health minister Yasmin Rashid said that health cards are being distributed among 3 crore people in Punjab, the cards can be used in any corner of Pakistan.

Health Minister Punjab said that health card can provide all the treatments including liver, heart operation, health card can be treated for up to Rs 7 lakh 20 thousand.

Dr Yasmin Rashid added that there are 140 hospitals on the health card panel; health cards are being distributed among 70,000 disabled people in the province.

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