ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM) on Thursday inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NOVARTIS Pakistan to materialize the digital infrastructure within the organization.
In a ceremony held at the PBM Head Office in Islamabad, the Managing Director PBM Aon Abbas Buppi and the Head of Market Access & Regulatory Affairs Ayesha Mushtaq signed the MoU while the Country President and Chief Executive NOVARTIS Imran Rasheed also joined the ceremony via online video calling.
Under the corporate social responsibility, NOVARTIS pharma will contribute Rs.10 million to PBM for having hardware equipment.
While Addressing the ceremony, the managing director PBM termed this initiative an imperative cost-saving tool to meet the colossal responsibility of poverty reduction ensuring efficiency, transparency, and accessibility.
“In line with the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan on Digitalized Pakistan, PBM in collaboration with NOVARTIS Pakistan is launching an inclusive e-processing solution for medical cases to benefit the poorest of the poor patients of the Country”, he added appreciating the NOVARTIS Pakistan for its valuable contribution.
On the occasion, the Country President and Chief Executive NOVARTIS Pharma Imran Rasheed further explained that to facilitate the deserving patients and to make the e-processing more productive and efficient, Novartis will provide an end to end solution enabling state-of-the-art digital infrastructure to support the PBM’s district offices throughout the Country.