Morocco Health Articles & Analysis

Chapter | Health from The Report: Morocco 2016

Health care services in Morocco have evolved in line with the country’s epidemiological transition, facilitated by heightened surveillance of health-related conditions and the maturing role carried out by the private sector. Developments have tracked objectives outlined in the country’s long-term strategy, Vision 2020. In its 2012-16 phase, reforms have aimed primarily at consolidating past...

Morocco benefits from its well-developed manufacturing sector, mining industry, agricultural output, proximity to Europe, sizeable diaspora community, low labour costs and market-oriented public policy.

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What challenges do you identify in the upcoming years for the health sector in Morocco? EL BAHRI: Access to health care has been a constitutional right since 2011, and the government has set a target of 3300 doctor graduates per year by 2020 to address the needs of the population. Despite efforts made by the public sector, this...

 

Uncertainty has reigned over the pharmaceutical industry in the past couple of years after the government instituted a policy in 2013 reducing the cost of wide range of pharmaceutical goods. First initiated in December 2013, the move aims at boosting access to medicine as well as domestic consumption, which has traditionally been limited by...

 

Health care services in Morocco have evolved in line with the country’s epidemiological transition, facilitated by heightened surveillance of health-related conditions and the maturing role carried out by the private sector. Developments have evolved in line with the objectives outlined in the country’s long-term strategy, Vision 2020....

Morocco benefits from its well-developed manufacturing sector, mining industry, agricultural output, proximity to Europe, sizeable diaspora community, low labour costs and market-oriented public policy.

Fin mars, les plans pour renforcer le secteur pharmaceutique marocain et stimuler la production à valeur ajoutée ont fait une avancée importante.

 

Dernière étape de la mise en place d’une couverture universelle au Maroc, une nouvelle loi sur l'assurance maladie devrait prendre effet au début de l'année scolaire, étendant la couverture médicale aux étudiants des universités et des centres de formation professionnelle.