Islamabad, 5 October 2023 (TDI): The launch of the federal Sehat Sahulat Program’s Mobile App took place, with the participation of Dr. Palitha Mahipala, WHO Representative in Pakistan, and Federal Health Minister Nadeem Jan.

Dr. Mahipala emphasized the significance of digitalizing the healthcare sector in Pakistan, highlighting its critical role in improving healthcare access for marginalized communities.

He praised the Federal Sehat Sahulat Program App as a remarkable initiative, enabling millions of individuals from low-income families to receive swift and free inpatient healthcare services without any financial obligations.

During the “Mera Sehat Card” App launching ceremony, the WHO representative to   Pakistan Mission Dr. Mahipala was honored with a shield presented by Federal Minister Nadeem Jan of the National Health Service Regulation and Coordination.

Minister of Health Baluchistan, Ehsan Shah was also in attendance at the event.

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The launch of the federal Sehat Sahulat Program’s Mobile App signifies a significant milestone in the realm of healthcare accessibility and service delivery in Pakistan.

This innovative initiative aims to revolutionize healthcare access for marginalized and low-income communities across the country.

By leveraging digital technology, the Federal Sehat Sahulat Program’s Mobile App promises to provide swift and efficient healthcare services to program beneficiary families.

The app’s introduction aligns with the broader global trend of digitalizing healthcare systems, which not only enhances efficiency but also reduces barriers to access.

Dr. Palitha Mahipala, WHO Representative in Pakistan, emphasized the critical role of digitalization in improving healthcare delivery, particularly to underserved populations.