The government of Punjab has decided to issue health cards for the Government school students. Department of school education will issue health cards to the students after verification and students will be to avail of free health facilities in 25 hospitals in Lahore. The health department will collaborate with the school education department in this regard. Health department teams would visit government schools and issue health cards.
Health cards will be issued to the deserving students. Students will be required to submit copies of CNIC of parents. Mohammad Imran has been appointed as the focal person by the education department, who will go to the schools and get the ID cards and other details of the children.
On the other hand, the government has changed the name and design of the Insaaf Health Card. According to the spokesman of the Ministry of Health, the government has taken a revolutionary step and changed the name and design of the Insaaf Health Card. The new name of the health cards will be National Health Card. National Health Card is a historic and revolutionary project of Pakistan, under which people living below the poverty line can get their treatment for free. The National Health card program is underway in 90 districts of Pakistan.