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  • KP government decides to include COVID-19 treatment in Sehat Card plus scheme

    April 2, 2021 at 5:18 pm

    Chitral Times Report

     

    PESHAWAR: As another important step to provide maximum free medical treatment facilities to the people of the province, Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood has decided to get the COVID hospitalisation covered in Sehat Card Plus Scheme enabling the people to have free treatment facility. The Chief Minister has directed the high ups of health department to take all the necessary steps to include hospitalisation of Corona patients in Sehat Card Plus Scheme on priority basis and to complete the process as soon as possible.

     

    In a statement issued here to this effect Mahmood khan has said that in the prevailing situation of Corona pandemic it had become necessary to provide free of cost Corona hospitalisation facility to the people. He further said that the provincial government had already decided to include liver and kidney transplant in Sehat Card Scheme and with the inclusion of Corona treatment in the scheme, it will become a more comprehensive package of social health protection. Mahmood Khan stated that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was the first province of the country to provide free medical treatment facilities to its 100 percent population which he termed as a big achievement towards the goal of welfare state.

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