Punjab Chief Minister Usman Bazdar has launched ‘Insaf Medicine Card’.
A ceremony was held at the Chief Minister’s Office to launch the Insaf Medicine Card in which Usman Bazdar distributed Insaf Medicine Cards among Hepatitis, AIDS and TB patients.
Free medicine for Hepatitis, AIDS and TB patients has been introduced through Insaf Medicine Card.
In the first phase, free medicines will be provided to 9862 AIDS, 23560 Hepatitis and 70047 TB patients.
Biometric verification along with the original identity card will be done at the concerned Tehsil Headquarters Hospital or District Headquarters Hospital and upon completion of the diagnostic process the patient will be issued a Registrar’s insaaf Medicine Card after which the patient will receive free medicines from any relevant center.
The Chief Minister has directed to set up separate desks for Hepatitis, AIDS and TB patients in hospitals.