Imran announces health insurance scheme in KP - Pakistan Today

Imran announces health insurance scheme in KP

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has announced to launch Health Insurance Card Scheme in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

“The scheme will benefit 1.8 million families in the entire province,” Imran Khan said while addressing a news conference along with Chief Minister Pervez Khattak.

He said under the health insurance scheme, Rs 210,000 would be given to each family. He said despite financial constraints, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government increased health budget from Rs 8 billion to Rs 25 billion, which shows its sincerity.

The PTI chief said the government introduced exemplary reforms in the health sector. However, some people were putting obstacles in implementation of these reforms.

Speaking on this occasion, Pervez Khattak said the government would utilize all available resources for uplift of health sector.

He said the government introduced reforms with consultation of doctors and paramedical staff.

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