President Irfaan Ali announces four-pronged plan to strengthen health sector

Dr Irfaan Ali, this evening, highlighted his Government’s robust plans for advancing and improving the country’s healthcare services. The President made this announcement during the keynote address at the Guyana Cancer Society’s inaugural fundraising dinner at Project Dawn in Liliendaal.

President Irfaan Ali announces four-pronged plan to strengthen health sector
President Irfaan Ali announces four-pronged plan to strengthen health sector

Guyana: In order to uplift and strengthen the health sector of Guyana, President Irfaan Ali took every measure and created incredible agendas and policies for the health condition after the two deadly COVID-19 pandemics. 

Dr Irfaan Ali, this evening, highlighted his Government’s robust plans for advancing and improving the country’s healthcare services. The President made this announcement during the keynote address at the Guyana Cancer Society’s inaugural fundraising dinner at Project Dawn in Liliendaal.

He also announced that the Government would embark on an aggressive four-pronged plan that will target persons with disabilities, mental illnesses, women and children and speciality care.

To revolutionise the country’s primary healthcare service, he explained that the Government of Guyana would work alongside the renowned New York-based Mount Sinai Health System. President Ali also made a cash donation to the Cancer Society.

Further, President Dr Irfaan Ali made possible efforts with an aim to target the person who is disabled to treat their disease effectively. 

President Dr Irfaan Ali, this afternoon, announced a $100,000 one-off cash grant for each child with a disability. The Head of State and First Lady Arya Ali made the announcement while entertaining hundreds of children with disabilities and their parents at State House.

Upon the request of the President, parents voiced their concerns and made recommendations. After assessing the bulk of their concerns, President Ali committed to procuring vehicles for the care centres countrywide, to work with the Ministry of Education in designing a programme to train more special needs teachers, while he promised to put systems in place to ensure that special needs children automatically qualify for public assistance.