Govt eager to take advantage of technology for enhanced access to healthcare: PM

Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar has said that the government is eager to take advantage of modern technologies for enhanced access to preventive and curative healthcare for the people.

Addressing the HealthTech Summit held by the Aga Khan University in Karachi, he said the government needs support from the experts and professionals as the provision of universal health coverage is the constitutional responsibility of the government.

The Prime Minister said digital technology and artificial intelligence are powerful tools for healthcare providers to ensure better diagnosis in less time.

Calling the AKU a national asset for Pakistan, the Prime Minister lauded the institution's global ranking and its services for the country.

President AKU Sulaiman Shahabuddin, in his address thanked the Prime Minister for attending the summit which he said manifested the government's commitment to the health sector.

Source: Radio Pakistan