Month: September 2009

Urgent need to plug gaping holes in our healthcare system

Our elderly who are above 85 years of age are the ones who require healthcare the most as they are the group most susceptible to chronic ailments and terminal illnesses. If they are uninsurable, then the onus must fall on the Government to provide heavily subsidized healthcare to them so that they are not financially burdened in the final years of their lives and do not have land their children heavily in debt as a result of financing their healthcare needs.