Govt taking effective measures to ensure universal health coverage: Nadeem

Caretaker Minister for Health Dr Nadeem Jan says the government is taking effective measures to ensure universal health coverage.

He was talking to Brazilian Ambassador to Pakistan, Olyntho Vieira, who called on him in Islamabad.

Dr Nadeem Jan said health facilities in hospitals are being developed on modern lines and compliance with the recommendations of International Health Regulations is being ensured.

He said an integrated strategy has been formulated to protect against epidemics and the Border Health Services are being strengthened in this regard.

The Minister also reiterated the government's commitment to eradicate polio from the country and work on emergency basis for this purpose.

Source: Radio Pakistan