SUST Introduces its Students Under the Umbrella of Health Insurance
Minister of Social Development in Khartoum State, Dr. Amal Bili, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Rashid Ahmed Mohamed Hassan, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Maher Salih Suleiman, a number of deans of colleges and director of the Health Insurance Corporation (HIC) in Khartoum State, Dr. Omar Haji Hassan witnessed signing an agreement to introduce the university students under the umbrella of health insurance. Minister of Social Development stressed on the importance of the agreement which is regarded as a step in supporting the students, citing the ministry intention to bring all segments of the society under the umbrella of health insurance by the year 2020.
Prof. Rashid expressed his happiness about this agreement which introduces the university students under the umbrella of health insurance, referring to the various partnerships with the Ministry of Social Development, including this agreement, which stipulates the introduction of all students of the university in the health insurance and to benefit from free treatment services in all public hospitals beside to some private hospitals, and he called on the students to take advantage of health insurance services.
Dr. Omar Haji Hassan, director of HIC, considered the introduction of Sudan University students in health insurance as a part of coverage that the HIC aims to, explaining that this agreement will provide many medication advantages to students of the university.