Riinvest Institute presented the findings from the study reports “Answers to challenges of economic growth” and “Urgent therapy for health sector”, during the roundtable event “Issues that halt development in Kosovo”, part of the project “Forum 2015”, organized by Kosovo Foundation for Open Society (KFOS).
Meanwhile, regarding the conditions in the health sector, Mr. Hashani pointed out that the health sector is characterized by huge problems. According to the findings in the report “Urgent therapy for health sector” presented by Mr. Hashasni, health sector is characterized with unsatisfactory level of services offered and with a high level of corruption. Mr. Hashani mentioned 5 main problems that were identified in the report. A limited budget and sources of financing for the health sector was mentioned as one of the key problems. Non-functioning of the health information system; lack of health insurance; lack of implementation of health protocol guidelines; and inadequate management, lack of transparency in management and politicization of management; have been assessed as the main problems of the health sector.
The roundtable event was closed with a discussion.
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