LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Well being Dr. Yasmeen Rashid on Thursday has taken strict discover of unavailability of freed from value medicines for most cancers sufferers and sought a report from the involved officers, ARY Information reported.
Based on an announcement issued by Punjab Directorate Common Public Relations, Dr. Yasmeen stated that no compromise will probably be made on provision of free medicines to the deserving most cancers sufferers.
She stated that provision of free medicine to the most cancers sufferers will probably be ensured at any value and added that the Punjab Well being Division will proceed its undertaking of offering freed from value medicines to the deserving most cancers sufferers.
Learn Extra:Most cancers sufferers to get free remedy in Islamabad, GB, Azad Kashmir
Earlier on September 12, the Ministry of Nationwide Well being Providers and a pharmaceutical agency had signed a Letter of Understanding to offer free remedy to poor most cancers sufferers in Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir underneath a public-private partnership.
Talking on the event, Particular Assistant to the Prime Minister on Well being Dr Zafar Mirza had stated most cancers remedy was a precedence of this authorities as public-private initiatives had been being inspired for the aim.
“That is one other step ahead in offering reduction to the plenty according to the idea of welfare state envisioned by Prime Minister Imran Khan,” he had stated, including all CNIC holders of Islamabad Capital Territory, Azad Kashmir, and Gilgit-Baltistan may get registered for this undertaking.