The government has taken initiatives of launching health insurance for the government officials, employees and social health insurance for the workers of the apparel industry.
Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim on Wednesday said this in the Jatiya Sangsad while replying to a question from the treasury bench lawmaker Amina Ahmed.
The health minister told the house that the government has formulated Health Care Financing Strategy 2012 for solving financing problem of the health sector, BSS reports.
He said under this strategy social health insurance scheme will be introduced for the apparel factory workers.
To this end, a 'Willingness to Pay' study was conducted on the workers of the readymade garment (RMG) industry workers and owners and the next course of action will be taken on the basis of the findings of the study, Nasim said.