Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says as part of the public-private partnership arrangements with Health Care Fiji Limited, the Ba Hospital will start operations in December this year.
He also says the Lautoka Hospital is scheduled to commence operations in March next year and its services will include open-heart surgery.
Sayed-Khaiyum says they are providing $20 million with an additional $25.7 million under the Ministry of Health for the running of the Lautoka Hospital.
$1.5 million has also been provided in the 2021-2022 National Budget to subsidise kidney dialysis treatment.
Sayed-Khaiyum says the government will provide a subsidy of $150 per treatment.
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