Denial by Theodorikakos and the Ministry of Health, that health centers and schools pass in the Municipalities…..
In the scenario for the "passage" of the health centers and the schools in the municipalities through the legislation for enhanced Local Government, the front page of a newspaper article speaks.
According to the front page article in the presentations of the 11-member scientific committee, which include, among other things, a change in the management of schools and health centers, The last touches are now coming and it is only a matter of days before they are approved by the government.
According to the same newspaper article, Kyriakos Mitsotakis considers crucial "so that it is absolutely clear at all levels of operation of the state who does what and in what way" are the critical areas of Education and Health, but also culture and the environment, in the central logic of multilevel governance.
Surprise at the Ministry of Health
Discomfort prevails in the Ministry of Health regarding the publication concerning the health centers.
Commenting on the issue, Ministry circles stood in three places:
- First, the Ministry of Health does not participate in any such committee.
- Secondly, corona crisis demonstrates how important central administration and central planning are in the health system.
- Thirdly, has already been announced and is being processed, legislative initiative to upgrade Primary Health Care (Health centres, THE MUSCLE, Health Networks).
Denial from Theodorikakos as well
Takis Theodorikakos refuted the article. Specifically, The interior minister noted that the front page "does not correspond to reality".
The full statement of Mr.. Theodorikakou:
"The reform of multi-level governance and the strengthening of the role of the Local Government is a declared government priority..
To this end, it was created at the Ministry of the Interior 4 months committee of experts and academics, which elaborates the proposals for the content of this important reform.
During this time, dozens of meetings and meetings have taken place and numerous proposals have been submitted., ideas and opinions.
However, the committee has not completed its work and has not submitted its relevant finding to the Ministry.
Therefore, today's front page publication of the newspaper "Ta Nea" does not correspond to reality.
The next period and after the work of the committee is completed, complete update will be made, preparation and credible dialogue with the relevant government bodies to finalize the content of the reform and to initiate the procedures for its legislation and implementation ".