Subramaniam To Lead Malaysian Delegation To Global Fund Meeting In Tokyo

PUTRAJAYA, Dec 15 (Bernama) -- Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S.Subramaniam will be leading the Malaysian delegation to the two-day Global Fund's fifth replenishment preparatory meeting to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Tokyo, Japan, beginning tomorrow.

In a statement here today, Dr Subramaniam said he would be a panelist with several health experts, including World Health Organisation (WHO) director-general Dr Margaret Chan, and share his views on sustainable finance for Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

He said Malaysia had a fairly developed health system which has long achieved UHC in an equitable manner through public financing by general taxation revenue and in public delivered health services.....