Punjab Chief Minister CM Usman Buzdar introduced the ‘Insaaf Medicine Card’ under the Punjab Sehat Sahulat program on Sunday.
According to the details, the program is designed to facilitate people suffering from various diseases including AIDS, hepatitis, and tuberculosis.
The patients would be given Insaaf Medicine Card after registration at the Taluka Headquarters Hospitals and District Headquarters Hospitals. The patients can get free medicines from different centers.
CM Buzdar also directed to establish of desks for Hepatitis, TB, and AIDS at various hospitals to facilitate the patients.
The Card Holders will receive free medicines of Hepatitis, TB, and Aids from any District Headquarter Hospital (DHQ), Tehsil Headquarter (THQ), and Rural Health Centre (RHC) in Punjab’s 36 districts after Biometric Verification through Centralized Dashboard.
Earlier on Friday, the Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar inaugurated the “Ba Himmat Buzurg Program” and distributed cards among the elderly women.
For the Program, a Special Fund has been set up with an initial amount of Rs 2 billion to assist deserving senior citizens of 65 years and above.
Under the Ba Himmat Buzurg Program, needy senior citizens will be given a monthly stipend of Rs 2,000 to lessen their financial difficulties.