International aid required to ensure healthcare for refugees - Hawari

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Minister of Health, Firas Al-Hawari. (File photo: Jordan News)
AMMANMinister of Health, Firas Al-Hawari, emphasized the necessity for the international community to contribute to providing support to Jordan to ensure the continuity of quality healthcare services to both citizens and refugees with fairness.اضافة اعلان

He stressed that the decrease in required funding, in light of the various crises the world is witnessing, makes it difficult to maintain good health indicators.

He made these remarks during his participation in the Comprehensive Health Coverage meeting held as part of the health events of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, USA, on Thursday, Al-Mamlaka News reported.

Roadmap to comprehensive healthcare
He also pointed out that, in order to achieve comprehensive health coverage, the Jordanian government has included major initiatives in its economic modernization vision to improve future healthcare services for the population over the next ten years.

Their objectives, as explained by the minister, include ensuring strong governance of the healthcare sector, expanding the scope of basic public health functions, enhancing primary healthcare, improving the quality of healthcare services, ensuring financial sustainability of healthcare, enhancing healthcare human resources, establishing an interconnected healthcare system, and integrating community participation in healthcare policy-making.

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