Reducing the burden on the federal public budget by continuously improving health Services Case Study - Iraqi Ministry Of Health And Environment
Hesham Omar Hammoodi, Zeyad merie hasan, Oras Mahmoud Jasim
It is not hidden from everyone that the federal budget in Iraq has become an explosive budget, it consumes oil revenues as well as revenues of other sectors, and this increase in rising deficit introduced the country into the cycle of internal and external borrowing and the various debt risks and the best witness on that is what happened in the Global market after pandemicity of corona virus (covid 19) in oil prices fluctuations and the government entry in the crises to being face to financing that budget.
The fact that the explosive budget is a consumptive operational budget, it takes the largest part of it in the operational expenses of salaries, wages, services, etc., and the Ministry of Health and the Environment have a share of that budget, it suffers like the mother budget to allocate most of its money to the operational expenses only..
Health services are a package of services provided by health institutions associated with the Ministry of Health and the Environment, which have many characteristics, including that the patient is determined to be good or not good after benefiting from them, and the community can judge on any health services based on indicators developed by specialists, somewhat measures the country’s health status.
After studying the indicators and ensuring its high rates in the country, everyone has to adopt modern approach that handle these high rates, which in turn reduces the burden on the federal budget and for the modern methods is continuous improvement
The philosophy of continuous improvement is based on all initiatives that increase successes and reduce failures. This method has to be adopted to improve the various health services.