Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government on Monday decided to induct transgender community into Sehat Insaf Card Program.
Prime Minister PM Khan will distribute Sehat Insaf card among the transgender persons, today. A special ceremony, in this regard, will be held in PM House to hand over the cards to the members of transgender community.
On December 27, following the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the federal government had made progress on expanding the health insurance scheme, health Cards to other parts of the country.
PM Khan had ordered concerned authorities to provide details regarding the issuance and outcomes of the health Cards.
What is Sehat Insaf Card Scheme?
Under the scheme, the treatment for angioplasty, brain surgery, cancer and other diseases will be done free of cost.
At least 15 million people will benefit from this policy. The card holders could receive medical facilities up to Rs 720,000. The medical facilities would be available in more than 150 private and government hospitals.