23 Mar '12, 8pm

Multi-pronged approach needed to make good healthcare affordable and available

Multi-pronged approach needed to make good healthcare affordable and available

Multi-pronged approach needed to make good healthcare affordable and available March 24, 2012 by admin Filed under: Current Affairs and Politics Written by Ng E-Jay 24 March 2012 The national healthcare plan recently proposed by the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has alerted me to the urgent need to make good healthcare both affordable and available to all Singaporeans. But since this issue is in fact a global one, it is inevitable that we must adopt a global perspective in tackling this pressing need. The healthcare plan proposed by SDP is not a revolutionary idea, but is a commonsensical idea based on the philosophy that the government must take good care of its citizens by co-funding and co-paying for essential services which include healthcare, subject to the parameters of long-term fiscal sustainability and prevention of moral hazard. Our government has been a good ...

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