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Govt to digitalize health system to meet modern trends: Health Minister
September 23, 2023

Caretaker Minister for National Health Services Dr. Nadeem Jan has announced to establish pharma parks and digitalize overall health system in the country to meet modern trends of the world.

Addressing a seminar titled "Pakistan Internal Medicine" in Murree today, he revealed government's plan to encourage the public-private partnership to augment pharma industry of the country.

The Minister said dialogue is being started with advanced countries to transfer the technology in medical sector to strengthen health infrastructure of the country.

He urged developed countries to allocate twenty to thirty percent of vaccines to lower income countries in case of the outbreak of any pandemic as it will enable them to effectively respond to the disease.

Highlighting the reforms introduced in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Nadeem Jan said Accountability cell, Anti-Harassment cell and Placement and Promotion Committee have been established to streamline its function.