[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]House of Representatives hearingParliamentary health plans legislation Health Insurance Law and stresses: will serve the 10 million IraqisAuthor: AT, MK
Editor: the AT, HH 03/09/2016 10:58Number of Views: 158
Long-Presse / Baghdad
Announced for the Health and Environment Committee in the House of Representatives, on Saturday, has announced legislation Health Insurance Law after the completion of discussion currently reading in Parliament, he pointed out that the law will cover about 10 million Iraqis, while confirming that the law will provide service in the curative and preventive aspects of the citizens.
The Chairman of the Committee on Health and parliamentary environment Qutaiba al-Jubouri said in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The health insurance law exists in the State Consultative Council and we we will this law to our committee to complete the discussion," noting that "the law will include therapeutic and preventive aspects of Iraqi citizens against the health card like all countries to be locked on the citizen's health. "
He said al-Jubouri, the "health card which will be issued will include the approximately eight to ten million Iraqis," stressing "the inclusion of employees and retirees covered by social protection network", expressing at the same time, he hoped to "complete the legislation during the current session of Parliament."
The health sector is suffering in Iraq, a number of problems, particularly the lack of human resources, as a result of the migration of specialists doctors, lack of funding and poor equipment, which some people are forced to resort to civil hospitals or to travel outside Iraq, according to specialists.