Health Care Services To Be Expanded to All Workers and Employees This Year

In 2017, all workers and employees will have access to health care services, announced Minister of Labour and Vocational Training H.E. Ith Samheng while co-presiding over with H.E. Mam Bunheng, Minister of Health, the annual meeting of National Social Security Fund (NSSF) here on Tuesday.

NSSF will continue to cooperate with the Ministry of Health to bring healthcare services closer to the workers and employees across the country, underlined H.E. Minister.

H.E. Ith Samheng added that health care services have contributed significantly to improving health of workers, employees and their families, through free-of-charge treatment at hospitals and health centres.

According to a report of NSSF, since March 2016, 603 factories and enterprises with 600,831 workers and employees have become members of NSSF, of them nearly 300,000 have benefited from health care services.

NSSF has so far signed agreements with three national hospitals, 100 referral hospitals and 680 health centres throughout the country.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press