01 Feb '11, 6am

[TR] Singapore needs health reforms not maybes from Minister Khaw Boon Wan

During the Singapore Economic Policy Conference in 2009, a team of researchers from NUS and Singhealth made a presentation on “Singapore’s Healthcare System: Some Challenges” http://www.ess.org.sg/Events/Files/2009/Tilakppt.pdf . Probably for the first time ever has the topic of healthcare financing has been looked in such a sincere manner in Singapore. In all the other moments, one can never hear nothing except praises on how the system is one of the best in the world, how healthcare is so affordable and so on. Khaw Boon Wan Minister Khaw Boon Wan, MOH and many others in Singapore constantly will dig up the world Health Organisation ranking excercise in 2000 of health systems across the world where Singapore was ranked as 6th. However experts around the world disputed the manner WHO had computed the final rankings though they found the individual component rankings on dif...

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