The Health Card Project set up by the previous regime under the Chronic Assistance Disease Programme will be investigated by the government.
CDAP provides citizens with free prescription drugs and other pharmaceutical items to combat many chronic health conditions.
Health Minister and St Joseph Member of Parliament, Terrence Deyalsingh, speaking during the budget debate said there is need for address deficiencies in the system.
However, former Health Minister, Dr Fuad Khan, admitted that there were challenges with the concept and steps were being taken to correct them.
Former Health Minister, Dr Fuad Khan
Commenting on the Couva Children’s Hospital, Minister Deyalsingh said there is still need for staffing arrangements at the medical facility to be finalized.
Health Minister, Terrence Deyalsingh.