IHC medicine contractor refuses its supply

ABBOTTABAD: Insaf Health Card (IHC) scheme in district Abbottabad at the verge of collapse as the drug stores in Abbottabad on Sunday refused IHC holders on account of nonpayment of bills.

According to the details, 1500 IHC holders were registered with Ayub Medical Complex (AMC) and 500 were registered with chemist refused Insaf Health Card holders District Headquarters Hospital (DHQ) Abbottabad where the medicine contractor Al-Mushtaq chemist niece of KP minister Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani refused the provision of medicines as the previous medicine bill was not paid.

Medicine contractor of Insaf Health Card told to media that despite several reminders to the KP government their previous bills are still pending and they are unable to purchase new medicines for IHC holder.

On the other side, poor patients and IHC holders were wondering in search of medicine and nobody was available to guide them.