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Health cards for free medical treatment distributed among people in Jamrud

Health cards for free medical treatment distributed among people in Jamrud

People receiving Sehat Cards for free medical treatment at a ceremony in Jamrud. – Photo by Sajid Ali Kokikhel

January 08, 2017

JAMRUD, 8 January: Pakistan Sehat Cards were distributed under the Prime Minister’s National Health Programme in Jamrud area of Khyber Agency on Saturday.

A ceremony in this regard was organised in Jamrud, where Member National Assembly Al-Haaj Shah Jee Gul Afridi distributed health cards among deserving people. The holders of this cards will be entitled to medical treatment of up to Rs500,000 per year at sleeted private hospitals. These health cards will also be used for hepatitis and cancer treatment. The government will bear all the expenses of treatment.

Mr Afridi said while addressing the ceremony that Pakistan Sehat Cards will be given to 93,000 deserving people in Khyber Agency, including 18,000 families from Jamrud.

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