‚School health services privatization a failure‘

30.05.2012                      09.Siwan. 5772


'School health services privatization a failure'

Supreme Court says move caused "drastic reduction" in allocations for vital services.

The government’s privatization of the School Health Service about eight years ago was an “absolute failure”, the Supreme Court declared this week.
The Health Ministry’s handover of its responsibilities to a series of three companies caused a “drastic reduction” of 31 percent in allocations for the vital service, which is meant not only to vaccinate children against disease but also to provide health education and perform physical checks….