Prime Minister to address the nation on health care (see video)

Press release

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet

(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The Government of Saint Lucia will this evening update the People of Saint Lucia on plans to provide affordable, quality health care for all.

In a Special Address, scheduled to air at 8:00 P.M. on the National Television Network and simultaneously on local TV and radio stations, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation, External Affairs and the Public Service, Honourable Allen Michael Chastanet, will speak to the nation about the state of our health care system and the Government’s plans specifically for National Health Insurance, the operations of the Owen King-EU Hospital and St. Jude Hospital.

The Prime Minister will be joined by key ministers in the process: Minister for Health and Wellness, Senator the Honourable Mary Isaac and Minister for Economic Development, Housing, Urban Renewal, Transport and Civil Aviation, Honourable Guy Joseph. Each Minister will also update the nation on their roles in the health care sector and on current and future areas of focus related to health care.

Saint Lucians are invited to tune in at 8:00PM this Wednesday July 4TH. The broadcast will also be available online via the following:

NTN – http://www.govt.lc/portal-launch
Government of Saint Lucia Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/SaintLuciaGovernment/
Office of the Prime Minister Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/opmsaintlucia/
Government of Saint Lucia Youtube Channel – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4al3A_gysYEIzAM1L2qZbg

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One comment

  1. "Affordable, quality healthcare for all". This is such a moronic statement.

    1. Quality and cost are positively related Mr. Prime Minister, meaning higher quality=higher cost.

    2. Higher quality compared to what? Victoria? The Stadium health center?. The goal isnt very high to be honest.

    3. Affordable for all? how? we have many different classes of people. Whats affordable for me won't be affordable for someone without an income.

    In the end, this just sounds like another tax bill for the middle class.

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