The Egyptian Ministry of Finance has launched cooperation projects worth almost $1 billion with international partners to boost financial and technical support for the country’s comprehensive health insurance system.
The partners include the World Bank, the French Development Agency, the Japanese International Cooperation Agency, and the World Health Organization.
The government said that the pandemic highlighted the importance of having strong and flexible health systems capable of achieving financial sustainability without exposure to economic fluctuations, or imposing financial pressures on citizens.
The news article was originally published in Arab News.
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