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Brunei to raise health budget in 2024/25 fiscal year by 37 percent

Brunei to raise health budget in 2024/25 fiscal year by 37 percent

Brunei Darussalam

In Brunei Darussalam, the Ministry of Health will increase its budget for 2024/25 fiscal year by 37%, aiming to hire additional healthcare professionals, construct new medical facilities, and enhance healthcare delivery through the implementation of artificial...

Traditional chiefs mobilized to promote CMU

Traditional chiefs mobilized to promote CMU

Côte d’Ivoire

To achieve the goal of zero cases of HIV/AIDS by 2030 and to work towards good universal health coverage, the Ivorian Minister in charge of Health, mobilized kings and traditional chiefs on Thursday April 04, 2024, during a meeting in the Ivorian capital.The Minister...

Free health care operation: some private health facilities suspended

Free health care operation: some private health facilities suspended

Burkina Faso

In a note dated March 4, 2024, the Ministry of Health invites managers of private, non-denominational health facilities to temporarily suspend the implementation of free healthcare for women and children under the age of 05, from March 1, 2024.The note signed by the...

Focus on German-Cameroonian cooperation for the CSU

Focus on German-Cameroonian cooperation for the CSU

Cameroon

On April 12, 2023, the Minister of Public Health, Dr Manaouda Malachie, launched phase 1 of universal health coverage (UHC). The launch was made possible by German development cooperation.The launch of phase 1 of the CSU in Cameroon was presented as "one of the...

Indonesia has reached 95.77 % of health insurance population coverage

Indonesia has reached 95.77 % of health insurance population coverage

Indonesia

In Indonesia, health insurance population coverage has reached to 95.77% in 2023, aligning with a goal set in the 2024 National Medium-term Development Plan.The population coverage target for 2024 is 113 million people insured with full premium subsidies by the state...

China to expand basic medical insurance coverage for newborn children

China to expand basic medical insurance coverage for newborn children

China

China has initiated a campaign to extend basic medical insurance coverage to cover medical expense of newborns.According to Xinhua, Chinese authorities have issued a circular announcing the launch of this campaign on March 2, with the goal of expanding basic medical...

Chile: Health System Financing Challenges

Chile: Health System Financing Challenges

Chile

Prominent academic, governmental, legislative, civil society and international experts participated in the conference entitled "Challenges for a sustainable and equitable financing of the Chilean health system". Professor Pere Ibern, World Bank consultant and expert...