Punjab Govt Allocates Rs 279b For Health Sector
Umer Jamshaid 2 days ago Sat 15th June 2019 | 01:21 AM
In his budget speech, Provincial Finance Minister Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht said that the current allocations for the health sector were 20 per cent more than the last fiscal year's.
He said the Health Sehat Card programme would also be expanded to 26 districts of Punjab in the current fiscal year 2019-20.
As per the break-up of the statistics of the budgetary allocations for the health sector: Rs 9300.534 million has been earmarked for 42 ongoing development schemes, while 39 new development would be completed with Rs 10,099.466 million of the Specialized Healthcare and Medical education.
The finance minister, highlighting the goals of the health sector, vowed to provide quality and efficient health services that are equitable, affordable and accessible to all.