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Punjab CM claims revolutionary reforms in health sector

LAHORE – Punjab Chief Min­ister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) govern­ment has introduced revolutionary re­forms in the health sector in a short span of time.

In a statement is­sued here on Sun­day, he said that the reforms aimed to provide the best and quality health­care facilities to people in the public sector hospitals. 

The CM said that the total budget of the health sector had been increased by 118pc during the last three years, add­ing that Rs369 billion had been allocated for the sector in the current financial year, while Rs1.5 bil­lion had been allocat­ed for the purchase of corona vaccine. 

He said that the universal health in­surance programme was a flagship pro­gramme of the PTI government, which provided free treat­ment facilities to ev­ery citizen.

He said that every family would be able to access standard treatment facilities up to Rs720,000 per year free-of-cost.

He said that the programme had been launched in Dera Ghazi Khan and Sahiwal divi­sions and by the end of this year, around 110 million people of the prov­ince would have ac­cess to free medical treatment.

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