Minister: (Govt to launch Health Insurance Scheme by end of 2015: Saira)

ISLAMABAD: The government will launch the Prime Minister’s Health Insurance Scheme for the poor in 23 districts by the end of this year.

This was stated by Minister of State for National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar here on Wednesday while while addressing a financial bidding ceremony organized to select an insurance company for the scheme.

She said that 19- million individuals with daily income of less than Rs 200 will be provided free secondary and tertiary health care facilities.