2 million families to benefit from health card in Balochistan.

QUETTA -- Over two million families would benefit and avail of free medical treatment from the newly introduced health card in the province, Balochistan health minister Syed Ehsan Shah told a press conference on Wednesday.

The Balochistan health department signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a private insurance company to make sure the implementation of the much-awaited health card in the province.

Asfandyar Khan, Chairman of Balochistan Revenue Authority (BRA), Noor ul Haq Baloch, program manager of the health card, Asadullah Khan Kakar, and other officials were also present on the occasion.

Syed Ehsan Shah said that the agreement with State Life regarding Health Cards is welcome and a positive stride towards improving health facilities.

He said that the health sector is the top priority of the government. Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has specially directed that the early issuance of Health cards should be given first priority.

The Provincial Health Minister further said that every resident of Balochistan, whether he is living in a hut or in rocky buildings, or in coastal areas, will benefit from this program.

They will get free treatment facilities up to 10 lakh rupees, he mentioned. He reiterated the commitment that a formal health card would be launched within 2 months and a formal information center would also be established in every hospital...

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