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PNG minister wants private medical practices controlled | Asia Pacific

PNG minister wants private medical practices controlled

PNG minister wants private medical practices controlled

Updated 23 February 2012, 22:29 AEDT

Papua New Guinea's Health Minister Jamie Maxton Graham says he's considering introducing legislation to control private health care providers in the country.

He says some private clinics and hospitals are charging very high consultation and medical fees which most ordinary people cannot afford.

Correspondent: Firmin Nanol

Speakers: Francis Potape, PNG Member of Parliament; Jamie Maxton Graham, PNG's Health Minister

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