Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is greeted by Chief Executive Officer of the QEH, Dr. Dexter James and Chairman of the Board Joseph King before entering the 50th anniversary gala and special awards ceremony at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on Saturday evening.
MORE discipline is required, not only by individuals in relation to their health or education, but also by the Government in relation to all of its expenditure.
So says Prime Minister Freundel Stuart while delivering the featured address at the 50th anniversary Gala and Special Awards ceremony of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on Saturday evening.
Pointing out that Government has for some time been seeking to correct the fiscal imbalance which the country now faces, he noted that every sector of Government endeavour is under the microscope, including the health sector.
“In this regard, credit must be given to the Ministry of Health for having prepared a concept paper on financing healthcare in Barbados, which will serve as a basis for national dialogue on approaches for financing healthcare while ensuring that universal access is not com...