Main Entrance of Peshawar’s Khyber Teaching Hospital ( also known as Sherpow Hospital). PHOTO: Pukhtoogle
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Teaching Hospital (KTH) has performed some 157 surgeries of various natures since the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government-initiated its Sehat Insaf Card social health protection scheme in January.
According to a statement issued by the hospital management, so far some 570 patients have been facilitated at the Medical Teaching Institute (MTI) Khyber Teaching Hospital in the provincial capital.
It also stated that 150 patients were currently admitted at the facility and being provided medical assistance under the health card scheme.
“People with these cards were also facilitated during institutional-based practice (IBP) where consultants examined them at their respective offices and clinics within the facility,” the communiqué added.
KTH was the first government health facility to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the K-P health department regarding the health card scheme.
Published in Express Tribune