By John Lee.
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is reported to be about to sign a three-year contract with Jordan to improve its healthcare system.
KRG Health Minister, Rekawt Hama-Rashid, told BasNews:
“We have some projects in the next years such as separating the private sector healthcare from the public sector, and introducing health insurance. We will bring some Jordanian experts to help us in change our healthcare system.
“Jordan has many similarities with the Kurdistan Region in terms of population and budget and has a successful health service. We want to learn from their experience.”
There has already been cooperation between the KRG and Jordan in the sector.
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