Public Health Act 2075: Public health bill tabled in parliament
The public health bill 2075 BS has been tabled in the meeting of the House of Representatives onAugust 21, 2018. . The bill was tabled by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population Upendra Yadav. Participating in the deliberations on the bill today, former Health Minister Khagraj Adhikari, opined that the VIPS should themselves bear the cost of their treatment abroad. Lawmaker Krishna Bhakta Pokharel said that the health insurance and emergency health fund were made effective in the bill to make effective public health policy. Former Law Minister Sher Bahadur Tamang said that the bill had paved the way forward for reaching the specialist doctors in the remote area’s hospital. Similarly, former Health Minister Gagan Thapa stated that the bill should ensure quality health service. Responding to the queries of the lawmakers, DPM Yadav said that the bill was tabled to assure quality health service to the people.(RSS) Finally, The House of Representatives approved the Public Health Act 2075 on August 21, 2018.
The House of Representatives approved the Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Rights Bills, 2075 on August 15, 2018.