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Saira Afzal Tarar shared details of health-insurance

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Pakistan has taken a major step in the realm of universal health-insurance coverage by launching the National Health-Insurance Initiative, which caters to the health needs of population living below the poverty line through provision of free health services in the public and private sectors. The initiative, in terms of its model and scale, serves as an example that can be ... Read More »

STATE LIFE SIGN MOU FOR HEALTH INSURANCE COVER

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A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed here on Friday between the Ministry of National Health Services and State Life Insurance for provision of health insurance services to the under-privileged as part of the Prime Minister’s National Health Insurance Programme.The MoU was signed by Health Secretary Ayub Sheikh and State Life Insurance Chairperson Nargis Ghaloo in the presence of Minister ... Read More »

Jubilee Life launches plan for heart patients

Jubilee Life, Pakistan’s leading life insurance provider, has launched a breakthrough product that in addition to being a regular life insurance plan, is also a savings plan which provides additional financial support and cover for the treatment of major and minor heart procedures.This is the first time ever that a life insurance provider has a product of this kind. Cardiovascular ... Read More »

State Life to implement health insurance scheme

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The government  selected State Life Insurance Corporation of Pakistan for implementation of the Prime Minister’s National Health Insurance Programme in coordination with the Ministry of Health.The insurance company will now start enrolling programme beneficiaries, empaneling hospitals, and providing health insurance services to enrolled families. “The selection of State Life Insurance Corporation of Pakistan has been done through an open and ... Read More »

Mobilink launch health insurance product, MobiCare,

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Mobilink and Waseela Microfinance Bank have announced the launch of an innovative corporate health insurance product, MobiCare, after signing an agreement with AsiaCare Health and Life Insurance. MobiCare shall be offering health insurance solutions to corporate customers through its existing network of panel hospitals comprising of over 240 institutions across Pakistan. Waseela Microfinance Bank Limited (WMBL) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) ... Read More »

Nothing for expansion of healthcare Insurance

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The federal government would continue to lend technical support to the provincial governments in execution of important national programmes in the health sector.this was stated byFinance Minister Ishaq Dar, while presenting the budgetary speech on Friday. The minister said the health sector service delivery had been fully devolved to the provincial governments and as per the decision taken by the ... Read More »

Naya Jeevan is stepping in to sustainable healthcare

A healthcare NGO, Naya Jeevan, has planned an innovative programme to provide every Pakistani access to good quality and affordable healthcare by the year 2020. The Karachi-based organisation was launched in 2009 Naya Jeevan and operates a hybrid social enterprise — a not-for-profit social business combined with a for-profit business. According to its founder and CEO Asher Hasan, their organisation ... Read More »

World Egg Day celebrated

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Pir Mehr Ali Shah-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) organised a seminar on ‘Importance of Eggs for Human Health’ to celebrate the World Egg Day here on Thursday, with an aim to create public awareness about the nutritional value and the importance of eggs for human health.The seminar was organised by Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (FV&AS) in collaboration with ... Read More »

WHO assurance to Maryam Nawaz for NHIS

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World Health Organization (WHO) will send a high-level technical mission to Pakistan in the last week of June to study the country’s health insurance initiative in detail and provide necessary methodological and technical support to the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination for the smooth Read More »

Prime Minister approved the National Health Insurance Scheme

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Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday approved the National Health Insurance Scheme for the poor in Pakistan. Maryam-Nawaz-Sharif-beemakarThe Prime Minister chaired a meeting to give in principle approval to launch the Health Insurance Program that will cover, in phases, about 100 million people in Pakistan. Read More »