Failure of the Government to deliver on its health sector mandate
House of Representatives - 3rd Session - 12th Republican Parliament
WHEREAS it is the responsibility of the Ministry of Health to protect, promote and improve the health status of citizens;
AND WHEREAS there have been numerous complaints from citizens regarding drug shortages and long waiting times for healthcare services at public health institutions;
AND WHEREAS the Report of the Committee Appointed to Investigate the Factors Contributing to Clinical Outcomes of COVID-19 Patients in Trinidad and Tobago also highlighted the existence of multiple chronic non-communicable diseases in our population;
AND WHEREAS the Government’s approach to healthcare has failed to adequately and effectively treat with these public health issues:
BE IT RESOLVED that this House take note of the failure of the Government to deliver on its health sector mandate.
(By the Member for Fyzabad)