The Minister of Health discusses with the Healthcare Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce for the development of the health sector

Prishtina, December 9, 2021 – The newly appointed Minister of Health, Dr. Rifat Latifi, visited the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo to discuss with members of the Healthcare Committee of this organization, regarding the challenges and opportunities of the health sector.

In a meeting with companies from the hospital and pharmaceutical sector, Minister Latifi pledged to partner with private sector stakeholders to receive their advice and recommendations for the development of the health sector in the country.

Expressing awareness of the difficulties that characterize this sector, he also expressed optimism that the difficulties can overcome gradually. He said that he started by analyzing the functioning of all links of the healthcare system, with a focus on identifying shortcomings, which prevent the proper functioning of the system.

On the other hand, representatives of hospital and pharmaceutical companies presented to the Minister the issues they face by offering some general recommendations on how to overcome these issues, including the advancement of legislation, as well as digitalization in step with global technological developments.