The Maldivian administration’s primary focus next year will be the development of the healthcare sector, states President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.
He made the remark during a meeting at the President’s Office with senior officials from healthcare providers across the Maldives on Sunday.
President Solih said his administration will priorities the development of healthcare services in the coming year.
He said that while some transformative changes have already been achieved, there is still room for improvement in healthcare services.
At the meeting, the managers of health centers from across the country highlighted the recent notable achievements in the sector.
They also discussed with President Solih the need to standardize healthcare centers, address staff shortages, the need for mobile laboratory management, and the need to ensure a steady supply of prescription drugs.
President Solih highlighted on the administration's plans to improve the healthcare sector and provided updates on the status of ongoing initiatives.
He also provided assurance the healthcare sector would soon see some progressive changes.
The meeting was also attended by Vice President Faisal Naseem, who said the current administration had surpassed all previous government in reforming healthcare services in the atolls.