LAHORE: PROVINCIAL Minister for Excise & Taxation and Finance Mian Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman has said that government is using all available resources to provide better healthcare facilities to the people especially mother & child in the province and the priority areas of the targets are rural folk.
According to a handout here Sunday, the minister, while talking to a delegation of family physicians, said the government considered the dignity of the prestigious medical profession and would redress all the major problems being faced by the medical community, including paramedics. He said that doctors, nurses, paramedics specially the LHWs, LHVs and midwives played pivotal role in the provision of the healthcare facilities to the people in the rural areas.
He said the focus of the provincial government was on primary and protective health care. He said Health Insurance Scheme was being launched with a cost of Rs4 billion and initially this scheme would be started in four remote districts of the province.