Jordan - JD602m healthcare reform plan
Thursday, 03 08 2018, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: Jordan
Health Minister Mahmoud Sheyyab on Wednesday said that the cost of the government’s executive plan to reform the health sector in 2018-2022 amounted to JD602 million, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.
Sheyyab said in a press statement that the plan has seven major aspects, including primary healthcare, secondary healthcare, health insurance, pharmaceuticals, medical tourism, reliability, quality control and e-health.
The plan entails 131 projects and initiatives worth JD602.1 million, which will be covered by the funds allocated for the sector in the budget, grants and loans.
Sheyyab pointed out that plan aims to improve the quality and safety of healthcare services, monitoring and controlling communicable diseases, reducing the spread of non-communicable diseases, developing human resources, enhancing the health sector infrastructure and pharmaceuticals quality control.
Source: The Jordan Times