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Tuesday, 4 December 2018

House Health Committee approves bill on medical accountability

The House of Representatives’ Health Committee has approved a draft law on medical accountability and referred it to parliament’s general assembly for a final vote, local news reported. The committee’s review of the law took into account recommendations from the Council of State (Maglis El Dawla), said committee head Sami El Mashad. If passed, the bill would see the establishment of a higher committee mandated with probing complaints and other issues with healthcare providers, and ensuring patients receive insurance. The Health Syndicate has apparently not been privy to the final copy of the bill, syndicate head Ehab El Taher said.

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