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By Darrion M Narine,
Programme Coordinator, CCSJ
ammr@catholictt.org

We now exist in a society where the quality of health care accessed is directly linked to the amount of money you have in the bank. If we do not see this as being problematic, then we are losing sight of the long-term socioeconomic goals of our society, but more importantly, we may be losing sight of the common good.

Quality health care cannot only be provided to the upper echelons of society but must be balanced in delivery. Our public healthcare systems are under strain, with shortcomings in many areas. This in turn has an adverse effect on the patients who are warded at these hospitals. The waiting period for many emergencies is far beyond what it should be, due to the fact that the systems are not run efficiently.

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