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Learn about the Blue Paper on the National Health Plan

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The government published the National Health Plan, a 20-year plan to overhaul Singapore’s health system on Feb 2, 1983.

This was triggered by the increase in the nation’s health bill which had risen four-fold from $59 million in 1971 to $257 million in 1981.

The plan included the building of more healthcare facilities, extending healthcare services and the Medisave scheme.

For more information on the paper, click here