In the health sector too, a lot of work is to be done. At the time of independence, there were only two medical colleges each at Lahore and Karachi. Now there are 46 medical colleges in the public and private sector. There are hospitals at district and Tehsil levels.
But the situation in the villages is not satisfactory because the doctors are hesitant to work in rural areas. Due to the growing population, great effects have appeared on health and the medical facilities for the treatment of diseases become short. Private practice of doctors has given a set back to the working and efficiency of government. health institutions. Private hospital charges huge fees, which can hardly be afforded by the common man.