Health In­surance Scheme for all KP districts

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL -

PESHAWAR—A to­tal of 93 devel­op­men­tal projects of health sec­tor have been in­cluded in Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa An­nual Devel­op­men­tal Plan (ADP) for fi­nan­cial year 2016-17 with an al­lo­ca­tion of Rs.10.54 bil­lion.

These in­clude 77 on­go­ing and 16 new schemes. Ac­cord­ing to the bud­get doc­u­ments the new projects in­clude ex­ten­sion of Health In­surance Scheme to all the districts of the prov­ince, es­tab­lish­ment of Re­gional Safe Blood Trans­fu­sion Cen­ters at Abbottabad, DI Khan and Swat, es­tab­lish­ment of Khy­ber In­sti­tute of Neuro Sciences and Clin­i­cal Re­search Mar­dan, Es­tab­lish­ment of Zul­fiqar Ali Bhutto Medical Col­lege Peshawar, land ac­qui­si­tion and build­ing con­struc­tion for Ga­juu Khan Medical Col­lege Swabi, pur­chase of equip­ment for Siadu Medical Col­lege Swat, pro­vi­sion of free treat­ment fa­cil­i­ties to 3500 reg­is­tered pa­tients of can­cer, stan­dard­iza­tion of all the District Head­quar­ters and Tehsil Head­quar­ters hospi­tals of the prov­ince, re­con­struc­tion of the build­ing of Li­aqat Me­mo­rial Hos­pi­tal Ko­hat, pur­chase of equip­ment for Peshawar In­sti­tute of Car­di­ol­ogy and im­prove­ment of emer­gency ser­vices in all the DHQ and THQ hospi­tals of the prov­ince.

Sim­i­larly, pro­vi­sion of free treat­ment fa­cil­i­ties to the pa­tients of TB and Hep­ati­tis, mea­sures to pre­vent Dengue and Malaraia, launch­ing of “Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa Im­mu­niza­tion Pro­gramme” a five years in­te­grated pro­gramme to con­trol po­lio and other re­lated dis­eases, im­prove­ment of pri­mary and ma­ter­nity heath care ser­vices, and mea­sures to con­trol HIV and Hep­ati­tis are also im­por­tant com­po­nent of the new ADP.

Projects to be com­pleted dur­ing the new fi­nan­cial year in­clude the con­struc­tion of op­er­a­tion the­atres and wards in Para­plegic Cen­tre Peshawar, con­struc­tion of build­ing for Go­mal Medical Col­lege DI Khan, con­struc­tion of lec­ture the­atres and fe­male mor­tu­ary in Khy­ber Medical Col­lege Peshawar, es­tab­lish­ment of Peshawar In­sti­tute of Car­di­ol­ogy Phase II, im­prove­ment and Stan­dard­iza­tion of DHQ hos­pi­tal Now­shehra, es­tab­lish­ment of Blood Trans­fu­sion Cen­tres in Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa, es­tab­lish­ment of ca­su­alty block in Khy­ber Teach­ing hos­pi­tal Peshawar.—APP

HYDERABAD: Ladies busy in shop­ping for prepa­ra­tion of up­com­ing Eid ul Fitr at Re­sham Bazaar.

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