LAHORE: (HRNW) Punjab Minister for Health Dr. Yasmin Rashid said that the government has decided to provide free medicines to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) patients.
“Timely diagnosis and treatment could help in overcoming AIDS in any patient,” the provincial health minister said. She stressed upon the need to improve the testing process but said that they could not conduct the test of anyone without their approval.
Dr. Yasmin Rashid said that currently over 11,000 patients are being treated for the deadly disease and the government has decided to provide them with free medicines.
She further said that the government has also issued Insaf Medicine Card to further facilitate the patients.