Health Minister Michael Malabagsaysthe government wants to make medical care currently, being sought overseas, cheap and available inthe country.
Bet he warns this won’t happen as soon as many would like. It comes amidst calls to improver Lae’s Angau Hospital to international standards.
The Angau Hospital’s management is determined to havethe hospital designed to cater for Papua New Guinearsquo;s growing needs and to make international standard health care available in Lae.
Bet in an interview health minister Michael Malabagsaidthe designed proposal won’t getthe nod just yet.
He has also reaffirmedthe government’s commitment to making health care currently being sort overseas available inthe country.
Asthe debate over health care continuesPNG’s health statistics continue to plummet. Those who havethe money will continue to seek medical treatment overseas.
Scott Waide, National EMTV News