This chapter includes the following articles.
Over the past two decades, considerable progress has been made in the coverage and quality of health care services, with indicators improving steadily, alongside a decline in instances of communicable diseases. The opportunities for private sector growth and investment are strong, particularly in the pharmaceutical industry. The Ministry of Education has maintained its commitment to improving the standard of education provided to Algerian citizens. Public schooling is free and obligatory up to the lower secondary level, and tertiary education is developing rapidly, following the government opening up the segment to private sector participation.
This chapter includes a viewpoint from Mokhtar Hasbellaoui, Minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reform; and an interview from Mohammed Dib, General Manager, Groupe Général Maritime.