PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Health Taimur Saleem Jhagra in a video message shared that from April 1, Health Card Plus facility will cover all the population of tribal districts.
Residents of the districts will now also be able to get free treatment for corona, including free liver and kidney transplants included in Sehat Card Plus. The amount of annual treatment per family has been increased from seven lakhs to one million under Health Card Plus.
Health and Finance Minister Taimur Saleem Jhagra in his video message addressed to the tribal people said that Prime Minister Imran Khan on the summary sent to the Pakhtunkhwa government to transfer funds from the health facility program for the issuance of Health Card Plus in the tribal districts.
While Federal Minister for Health Shaukat Tareen has also agreed to transfer the funds, after which from April, the health card plus facility will be available for all tribal residents from Bajaur to Waziristan.
Health Minister Taimur Saleem Jhagra said that now the tribal people like other districts of the province would be able to get free treatment of other diseases including free liver, kidney transplant and free corona treatment in the best hospitals of the country under Health Card Plus.
He said that after the approval of the summary by the Prime Minister, Federal Minister for Finance Shaukat Tareen today agreed to transfer the budget allocated for the former FATA Health Facility Program to the Pakhtunkhwa Government. The Prime Minister and his cabinet are fulfilling their promises made to the tribal people. Always find a solution to the most serious situation within ten minutes. He is a beacon for us as a political leader.