Health minister calls for global support for healthcare equity

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AMMANHealth Minister Dr. Firas Al-Hawari underscored the imperative need for international support to ensure the delivery of high-quality healthcare services to both Jordan's citizens and refugees with equity. He shed light on the myriad challenges confronting Jordan, stemming from its humanitarian duty to host refugees for more than seven decades, including the recent influx of Syrian refugees.اضافة اعلان

The minister delineated eight pivotal objectives designed to realize comprehensive healthcare coverage in the forthcoming years. These objectives encompass strengthening the governance of the healthcare sector, expanding the scope of essential public health functions, promoting primary healthcare, elevating service quality, ensuring financial sustainability, enhancing the healthcare workforce, establishing an interconnected healthcare system, and involving the community in health carepolicy formulation, Jo24 reported.

Hawari highlighted the collaborative efforts undertaken in conjunction with national institutions and the World Health Organization to develop a prioritized healthcare coverage package and to facilitate financial planning. The Ministry of Health is presently engaged in crafting a healthcare financing strategy that aims to create a balanced, equitable, and sustainable healthcare funding framework for achieving comprehensive healthcare coverage.

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