Government of Pakistan
Benazir Income Support Programme
September 03, 2018
BISP INKS MOU WITH TRANSPARENT HANDS TRUST
Islamabad: BISP inked MoU with Transparent Hands Trust (TH) to work in joint collaboration for the underprivileged people in the society, with the special focus on health care services. The MoU was signed by DG Complementary Initiatives from BISP and Vice Chairman TH in the presence of Secretary BISP Omar Hamid Khan. “We are a non-profit organization in the health sector and through our innovative interventions and policy reforms contribute to improve access to quality treatment of underprivileged”, briefed by Mr. Kashif Moin, Vice Chairperson Transparent Hands Trust (TH) as he called Secretary BISP on MoU signing ceremony between the two organizations.
The DG Complementary Initiatives, BISP explained the possible mutual working relationship scenarios with the assurance to extend institutional support to TH. While discussing the present operation of TH the Vice Chairman said we are treating around 9000 patients and conducted 300 surgeries in collaboration with 12 hospitals including Pediatrics, Urology, Orthopedics, Gynecology, Nero surgery, Oncology and General surgery. Our goal is to save lives of the underprivileged class of the country.
Welcoming the partnerships, the Secretary added, that this collaboration would involve female BISP beneficiaries to get free medical check-up facility in the operational districts of TH which includes Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Chakwal, Okara, Kasur and Lahore.
Moreover, 05 training activities will be performed to enable 50 BISP beneficiaries to become healthcare ambassadors. Secretary further added that BISP will also provide data of qualified intermediates BISP beneficiaries in the selected districts to TH as per data sharing protocol of BISP.