In a recent research report written by Geo News, the media outlet broke down the figures of the current healthcare system of Pakistan. However, the research only contains data relevant to public hospitals and is not inclusive of army hospitals along with private hospitals.
Islamabad has nine hospitals. The number has reduced from 12 in 2008, as the subject of health was devolved to the provinces that year.
Punjab has 388 hospitals, up from 306 in 2008.
Sindh has 473 hospitals, up from 330 in 2008.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has 277 hospitals, up from 202 in 2008.
Balochistan has 132 hospitals, up from 98 in 2008.
In addition, there are 5,527 Basic Health Units, 686 Rural Health Center and 5,671 dispensaries.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: – 22,154
Punjab in its 2019-2020 budget increase the health budget in the province by 20% in comparison to the previous year, allocating a sum of Rs279bn
Sindh in the same financial year increased its budget by 19% to Rs.114.4 billion.