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Plans for National Health Insurance kick into gear

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By Orville Williams

The concept of a National Health Insurance will
take further footing, with a stakeholder meeting for discussions on its
operational structure to be held next week.

The meeting is scheduled for next Thursday,
November 14, to introduce the Health Economics Centre (HEU) the University of
the West Indies team, who will share on establishing a framework that could
guide the implementation of universal health coverage via a National Health
Insurance system.

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Minister of Health, Molwyn Joseph, shared details
on the progress that is being made.

“We have contracted the University of the West
Indies – Health Economic Unit, to be the technical body to advise us in developing
a National Health Insurance.

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