LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmine Rashid said so. on Thursday that Pakistan is going through a very difficult time as flood affected the whole country in unusual way.
Speaking at a press conference here, she said, “The heavy rains have hit the neighborhoods hard. of Mianwali, Rajanpur and Dera Ghazi Khan in Punjab”. As many as 346 villages in D. G. Khan, 176 in Rajanpur and 16 villages in Mianwali was badly damaged by the floods, she added.
Dr. Yasmin said 463 403 people was affected in in flood-hit area and there was an urgent need for relief activities in these areas. She said 1120,000 acres of the land was affected by floods, and the amount of the number of affected households was 43,000. She said that 60 relief camps had been set up. set up Punjab government in affected areas.
minister said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) sent 22 trucks from Central Punjab of humanitarian goods for in flood victims. PTI Chairman Imran Khan Received Rs 5+half Billion of donation for relief of in flood- affected families through a telethon for several hours.
She said, “We want maximum people contribute to the fund so that the process of rehabilitation of affected families can be created.”
Dr. Yasmin said that the Health Facilitation Card was big project of in government as well as with grace of Allah Almighty, 2 016 000 people received free treatment in Punjab via Sehat Sahulat map.
She said the Gurka hospital was also going to provide an object of cyberknife treatment in Lahore.
Sania Nishtar was made in accusation of Sehat Sahulat program and now more amenities will be provided people of Punjab via Sehat Sahulat cardona added.
She said that amount will increase from 1 million rubles. in case of any emergency.
In Punjab, 816 government as well as private hospitals have been rebuilt for Sehat Sahulat card as well as more more than 83,700 beds were increased in Empanel Hospitals for patients, she said.
Yasmin Rashid said that 97 percent people of Punjab expressed satisfaction with the state of the medical institution card.
She said cancer patients also receive benefits through Sehat Sahulat card. She said that on September 30, Emergency and Intensive Care Unit of block “Mother and Child” under construction in The Gangaram Hospital in Lahore will be opened.
problem of dengue fever was on the rise in Rawalpindi and more more than 500 beds have been allocated for dengue patients in government hospital, she said added that there are currently 100 dengue patients hospitalized in Rawalpindi.
This was stated by the Minister of Health of the province, Dr. Yasmin. teams of doctors of two medical universities of Punjab did their duty for health care of victims in in flood affected areas. To get any kind of guide related to the New Pakistan National Health Card or file a complaint, public could contact on 0800-09009, 042-99205765 and 042-99203694, 042-99333604 and 042-99333605.