It is expected that between October and November the draft of this bill will be published, assured the head of the health portfolio

The Minister of Health and Social Protection assured that they are working on the document of the Health Reform. “ We are going to present a serious document for the country to discuss. Our intention is to present the document for public debate in the coming weeks, so that it can be discussed calmly, dialogued, and improved”, she indicated.

“The bill that we have been building has a high level of expertise and work behind it. We hope that it goes very well, that it generates the transformations that we want, and that we manage to guarantee the right to health of all Colombians,” added the head of this ministry. It is expected that between October and November the draft of this bill will be published.

So far, the aspects that the minister has mentioned to develop in health in the coming years can be summed up in five: make changes to primary health care, to a single information system, to structural reform, to address the determinants of social health and make an improvement in the conditions of human talent in health.

One of the most discussed points has been the elimination of the EPS, regarding this point both she and President Gustavo Petro have expressed their intention to eliminate the Health Promotion Entities (EPS). “The EPSs are not going to disappear in a month”, the minister stated.

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