Rs 172b proposed for Health sector in Sindh Budget 2021-22

Rs 172b proposed for Health sector in Sindh Budget 2021-22


Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said that for the next financial year, an allocation of Rs.172 billion was proposed in the Budget 2021-22 against an allocation of Rs.132.88 billion in 2020-21.

He added that after the emergence of Covid-19, the government re-determined the priority of its allocation and allocated the largest resources in 2020-21 for the prevention, isolation and treatment of Covid-19, and said that otherwise In addition, a lot of resources have been spent to curb and alleviate the economic losses caused by unemployment and business closures.

When submitting the 2021-22 budget on Tuesday, the Chief Minister stated that the healthy ADP for the current fiscal year is 18.5 billion rupees. Murad Ali Shah told us that in the next fiscal year, the total funding for the health sector, including medical education, will increase by 30%.

In addition, 7.6 billion rupees have been allocated for the next fiscal year of 2021-22 for the overall increase of the 09 vertical programs for combating/controlling polio, tuberculosis, AIDS, female health worker programs, hepatitis control and expanded immunization programs 10%. Others, Shah informed.

6.449 billion rupees for the tuberculosis control plan in Sindh, 1.4 billion rupees for the female health worker (LHW) program, 2.04 billion rupees for the prevention and control of hepatitis in Sindh, and 315.9 billion rupees for pregnant women Newborn and Child Health Plan, Sindh Malaria Control Plan Rs 3.098 crore EPI Plan Sindh Rs 25 crore, Sindh AIDS Control Plan 2887 crore Rs 57.9 crore Dengue Prevention and Control Plan Rs 76.8 crore to prevent and control blindness has been allocated, He says.

We are committed to improving health insurance and trying to maximize the use of primary facilities. The Chief Minister reiterated that, on the other hand, we are working hard to improve service delivery and increase our second and third level operational capabilities.

He recalled that about 62 plans may be completed by June 2021, which will increase the province-wide access to high-quality medical service networks and inform that resource allocation is based on the actual needs and requirements of the people, which has improved The budget and the process of providing health services.

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