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Health

1.

Implementing Phase II of Dharmavantha Hospital to deliver an 850-bed multidisciplinary medical facility, boasting specialty clinics from renowned global healthcare providers, with satellite centres in Addu City Hithadhoo and Kulhudhuffushi City.

2.

Ensuring the availability of quality and affordable pharmaceuticals, and facilitating international collaboration with other medicine regulatory authorities for reliance and information exchange to ensure safety, quality and efficacious medicines are imported and used in the Maldives.

3.

Introducing fully Aasandha covered medical checkups every two years for each Maldivian.

4.

Providing full-fledged oncology services, including radiation therapy, in the Maldives.

5.

Establishing a national maternity and childcare hospital in the Maldives.

6.

Enacting a comprehensive mental health legislation in the Maldives, establishing a round-the-clock national mental health helpline, and expanding national mental health care services to drastically reduce waiting times and greatly improve access to psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors, therapists and social workers.

7.

Enhancing domestic healthcare services for young couples, to include fertility and reproductive endocrinology services.

8.

Improving and expanding hematology (blood) and renal care services in the Maldives.

9.

Establishing comprehensive hepatology (liver) services in the Maldives.

10.

Introducing specialist preventive health and medical care for mature women and men, including symptoms related pre-menopause and menopause, and prostate and bladder complications, respectively.

11.

Establishing a state-of-the-art national public health laboratory.

12.

Enacting legislation on food, and conducting a national programme to promote and enable a nutritious and healthy diet and lifestyle.

13.

Enhancing legislation on occupational health and safety.

14.

Establishing a round-the-clock primary healthcare centre (Dhamanaveshi) in every atoll.

15.

Introducing paramedic units in all cities.

16.

Strengthening national coordination for multisectoral action with a stronger emphasis on oral and dental diseases, and enhancing dental care services for better oral health.

17.

Establishing mammography and pap smear testing services in every atoll, including improving necessary infrastructure and machinery, and training personnel.

18.

Embedding primary prevention of sexual and reproductive health issues in healthcare policies, and establishing a comprehensive sexually transmitted diseases and infection clinic in every hospital.

19.

Establishing specialist maternity waiting homes in every government hospital.

20.

Attaining ISO standardization certification for Dharumavantha Hospital.

21.

Reforming policies to introduce part-time nursing services with flexible working hours and hourly wages, as an incentive to bring back nurses who had left the service on family grounds.

22.

Revising existing policies to enable medical students to defer loan repayment commencement until the successful conclusion of their internship and assumption of full-time practice in a local medical institution.

23.

Ensuring that managers of all health facilities are certified healthcare professionals.

24.

Introducing a national drive to provide 1500 training opportunities for local allied health professionals.

25.

Formulating improved pet care regulations and infrastructure, addressing concerns related to the growing stray cat population in Male', and establishing a new Government-run veterinary hospital.

26.

Ensuring free bone marrow transplant and upgrading prevention and medical care for thalassemia patients.

27.

Bringing international research-based, best practice, private substance abuse rehabilitation clinics to the Maldives.

28.

Establishing drug rehabilitation centres in selected hotspots across the country, with separate facilities catering for women.

29.

Ensuring Aasandha coverage for hospital transfer fees when receiving treatment abroad.

30.

Improving air ambulance service for critical and emergency patient airlifting.

Progressive Party of Maldives17 October 2011

PPM

People's National Congress31 January 2019

PNC

  • PPM

    Progressive Party of Maldives
  • PNC

    People's National Congress