Burundi: Obligation to treat a victim of an accident

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HEALTH – Prohibition of hospitals and health centers from asking for money before treating a victim of an accident on public roads

Burundi: Obligation to treat a victim of an accident (Photo: Jimbere 2019)
Burundi: Obligation to treat a victim of an accident (Photo: Jimbere 2019)

BUJUMBURA, Friday, February 8, 2019 – As part of the Barundi Health Policy, Dr. NDIKUMANA Thaddee, Burundian Minister of Health, has banned all hospitals in the country from asking for bail before 48 hours to a victim of road accident, recalling that the priority is to heal before asking for money.
Here is the communiqué of the Minister intended for all the Medical Directors of hospitals and health centers: http://burundi-agnews.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/bdi_burundi_minitresante_accident_voiepublique_2019.pdf

DAM, NY, AGNEWS, http://burundi-agnews.org , Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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