Government to focus on offering quality, affordable healthcare to all the citizens, as said by PM Khan.
A delegation of the Global Fund’s executives working in the healthcare sector of the various developing nations for the removal of communicable diseases called on to the PM in the federal capital on Thursday.
The Executive Director of the Global Fund Peter Sands headed the delegation. The delegation explained PM regarding the portfolio of the company and the different commitments in the health division mentioned it is investing in the healthcare system of Pakistan, especially for the removal of the diseases Like tuberculosis, Malaria and HIV.
They also briefed regarding their earlier investment in the nation for the removal of TB in the province of Punjab, which included the formation of 400 diagnostic units. The delegation also discussed the possibilities of surging its funding for the different projects up to $300 million in some time in future.
PM Khan while welcoming the delegation, said that the incumbent government is focusing particularly on providing quality and affordable healthcare facilities to all the segments of the society.
He added that the form might look for the linking of the suggested detection and removal of the TB initiative with the prevention and control of other diseases which includes malaria. He also said that under the Ehsaas programme, some private hospitals have been empanelled and the suggested measure could be shared with these hospitals for addressing the incidence of TB in Baluchistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, South Punjab and Sindh.