It is usually funded by the locals’ tax money. Does the introduction of this NHI scheme bring along its benefits rather than its negative sides to the community in Malaysia? The pros of NHI is the equality of public to access for health care services. This health system caters to the locals with difficult financial affordability. Regardless one’s social status and health conditions, all the residents registered for NHI will be able to receive the equal and universal health services.
Title: National Health Insurance-The pros and cons National Health Insurance (NHI) is a legally enforced scheme of health insurance to make sure that all the citizen are provided with essential health care services regardless of their employment status and their ability to contribute monetary benefits to the NHI fund. The funding mechanism and policy of NHI is different from country to county. The country that practice this National Health Insurances scheme including Japan, Australia, Germany, Taiwan, South Korea and others. In Malaysia, the government has recently proposed “1 care for 1 Malaysia” to reform the health care system by replacing the existing tax-based funded system with a mandatory social health insurance scheme. The purpose
First, it would fulfill what the Constitution has set out for the government to do. According to the Preamble of the Constitution, the government is supposed to promote the general welfare, and in the Declaration of Independence the people have unalienable rights, such as life (Right to Health Care). By having health care for all, the government would be fulfilling its purpose it was set out to do. Next, universal health care could potentially lower costs. According to Right to Health Care, it is estimated that the total amount of money spent on healthcare would be lowered by $592 billion, if made fully public.
Introduction • Universal Health Coverage Universal health care, also known as universal health coverage (UHC). It is to ensure all people can access the health services without suffering financial hardship. There are many developed countries have implemented UHC because they want to “continue to have both public and private insurance and medical providers”. (Praveenghanta, 2009). For example, the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) has introduced UHC to India’s Government in 2005.
All countries benefit from international health related norms and standards that rise from evidence-based knowledge. Many countries especially in poorer areas of world rely on WHO standards and assurances in medicines and medical equipment. (WHO 2006, Ruger & Yach
Healthcare is important because it enables people to be physical, mentally, and physically fit. It ensures that people have a good quality of life and are productive individuals in the society. However, the dream of high-quality healthcare for all is still a mirage. The discussion aims to examine the racial and the socioeconomic inequalities and examine their effect on the delivery of healthcare in the society. The global injustice that I am addressing is the racial and the socioeconomic inequalities, and their effect on the healthcare outcomes in different communities globally.
In my opinion health care should be a universal right for all individuals of the human race, however it is more of a privilege mainly based on location. Roles of Professional Nursing in Health
In theory, each is of equal weight or position. In practice, however, respect for patient independence often takes importance over the others. There are basic principles of health ethics. Each addresses a value that arises in interactions between providers and patients. The principles address the issue of fairness, honesty, and respect for fellow human beings.
a) Outline the four major categories of the priority areas of the NHSP. The focus of the NHSP was to formulate high impact interventions and to ensure successful implementation, it came up with priority areas that were grouped into four major categories without which the efficiency and effectiveness of delivering health care services will be vulnerable. These four categories of priority areas were as follows: A. Human Resources 1. Human Resource crisis: B.