The government will soon launch a national health card.
Communications Minister, Vasant Bharath, made the revelation while speaking in the Senate this afternoon.
He said the health card will help improve efficiency in the system.
Minister Bharath indicated that the electronic card will also assist with incidents of fraud and abuse of the healthcare system.
Communications Minister, Vasant Bharath
However, Opposition Senator, Faris Al Rawi, contributing to debate on the review of the regional health authority system said there must be safeguards to ensure accountability and transparency.
Meanwhile , Opposition Senator, Shamfa Cudjoe, called for proper reviews to be done to ensure the country is getting value for money in the health care system.
Opposition Senator, Shamfa Cudjoe