Saint Christopher and Nevis. In January, Health Minister
Eugene Hamilton said the government's top priority was to
create a national health insurance program. He emphasized
Taiwan's system as a role model that Saint Christopher and
Nevis should draw inspiration from.
countryaah, the statement was made in connection with a ceremony held
as one of the country's hospitals received IT equipment
donated by Taiwan. In May, Taiwan also provided the
equivalent of about SEK 2 million in aid to the Ministry of
State Infrastructure. The money was intended to help people
affected by water shortages after a prolonged period of
unusually little rainfall.
In September, Prime Minister Timothy Harris declared that
he would sue his representative as head of government,
Denzil Douglas, for defamation. According to Harris, Douglas
had made "false, malicious and defamatory" statements in a
radio show, and these statements had then been published on
his Facebook page.