She was addressing the launching ceremony of National Health Programme in Abbottabad on Monday.
Saira Afzal Tarar said those who earn daily wages of less than two hundred rupees qualify for the National Health Programme.
On the occasion, she announced to issue over thirty thousand health cards in district Abbottabad.
She said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is personally involved in this initiative and desired this scheme to cover the whole country.
She said under this scheme underprivileged people will be able to receive treatment at private and public hospitals free of charge.