Task force to reform healthcare in Pakistan
The government has constituted a ‘Task Force on Health’ to evaluate the current status of healthcare in Pakistan giving recommendations for bringing reforms in the largelyneglected health sector.
The Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination has notified the task force on health which includes doctors of international prominence, with some of them coming from Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospitals.
The terms of reference of the task force are to evaluate the current status of healthcare in Pakistan, in all its aspects, with statistical analysis, including but not limited to medical, dental, nursing and ancillary healthcare, and report its findings to the competent authorities. The two components of the task force are health and nursing, consisting of eight and five members respectively.