japan prime minister resolves to strengthen medical system for kovid patients

japan prime minister resolves to strengthen medical system for kovid patients

IANS | Edited By : IANS | Updated on: 10 Oct 2021, 07:30:02 PM

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Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has said he will strengthen the country’s medical system amid the coronavirus pandemic by increasing the number of beds earmarked for COVID-19 patients in public hospitals.

Speaking to reporters after his first visit to a COVID-19 hospital since taking office on October 4, The Japan Times reported, Kishida said when it comes to reforming the medical system, the government has to deal with the worst-case scenario. Must be ready.

The government is considering increasing financial assistance to public hospitals for COVID-19 patients during emergencies.

“It is important that we create an environment for working people where they feel well,” Kishida said after speaking with a group of hospital medical workers.

In his first policy speech in parliament on Friday, Kishida said he wanted to engage with the public on various issues.

“I want to go to many different places and listen to people’s views and work towards reflecting this in politics,” he said.

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First Published : 10 Oct 2021, 07:30:02 PM

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