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Cameroon: Government Signs Public-Private Partnership Contract with Sucam SA to Implement Universal Health System
Category :- Health Author :- L J KINGAH 
Posted on August 31, 2020, 3:33 pm
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For the implementation of universal health coverage in Cameroon, the government and Santé Universelle Cameroun-Sucam SA have signed a public-private partnership contract.

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From the day of the partnership on August 27th, 2020, in Yaoundé, the joint venture company between Cameroonian and Korean investors will carry out a universal health coverage system in Cameroon. It will equally perform all commercial and financial related operations as far as the health sector is concern.

By carrying out all universal health coverage and system performance in all commercial and financial related operations means Sucam SA will “collect social contributions from economic agents in the informal sector, and pool the funds dedicated to the management of universal health coverage.” according to Business in Cameroon.

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The company will equally take charge of signing contracts with public and private health facilities as well as pay the bills to approved providers while monitoring providers of service.

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It should be noted that the said the universal health coverage system which includes a range of 185 interventions and 101 sub-interventions was implemented in Cameroon in 2018 and will cost over XAF1, 300 billion.

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