Egypt’s Finance Ministry has asserted that the country’s new Universal Health Insurance System (UHIS) will be implemented across all governorates, in line with presidential directives, in spite of the global economic challenges.
Finance Minister Mohamed Maait, also head of the General Authority for the UHIS, said in a statement that the new system is now fully applied in the cities of Port Said and Luxor, adding that preparations are underway for the official launch in Ismailia after a successful pilot operation.
he six-phase UHIS, which started experimentally in Port Said governorate in early 2018, is scheduled to cover Egypt by 2032. Governorates with the lowest-income citizens have been given priority in the programme’s schedule, with the capital Cairo relegated to the final phase.
To know more, read the full news article originally published in Arham Online here.
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