Tunisia Health Articles & Analysis

Chapter | Health & Education from The Report: Tunisia 2018

Investing in Tunisia’s health and education sector has been a major priority for the government. In recent times, Tunisia has witnessed strong improvements in key health outcomes, thanks in part to the provision of health care coverage to the bulk of the population. Also, the private health care industry is growing rapidly, bolstered to some extent by a well-established medical tourism sector...

Tunisia is working to gradually improve its economic indicators by means of tough yet necessary structural reforms. Although significant strides have been made since 2011, the country continues to face acute macroeconomic imbalances, while coincident reforms have suffered from changing administrations in the years following the revolution, negatively affecting economic growth.

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What are the priority areas of reform for the Ministry of Education (MoE) in 2018?

 

In recent decades, pharmaceuticals production has expanded its geographical reach. This trend appears to be here to stay; in a 2015 survey of major pharmaceutical firms conducted by global consulting firm Strategy&, more than half of respondents anticipated that over 30% of their global sales would originate in emerging markets by 2018....

 

Investing in Tunisia’s health care sector has been a major priority for the government. Considerable efforts have resulted in the country having one of the highest life expectancies in Africa behind only Morocco and Algeria. In recent times, Tunisia has witnessed strong improvements in key health outcomes, thanks in part to the provision of...

 

In the decades following French colonial rule, Tunisia devoted a significant share of its budget to education. This enabled the North African country to introduce important legal changes, such as compulsory basic education, which has led to high enrolment and literacy rates. Between 1958 and 1991 the state also prescribed major reforms to give...

 

Although priorities vary when it comes to economic development, the increasing need for skilled labour is both a cause of and a requirement for accelerated growth that spans markets and continents. This demand for technical specialists from Mexico to Indonesia is often most concentrated in the sectors that are vital to economic advancement,...

Tunisia is working to gradually improve its economic indicators by means of tough yet necessary structural reforms. Although significant strides have been made since 2011, the country continues to face acute macroeconomic imbalances, while coincident reforms have suffered from changing administrations in the years following the revolution, negatively affecting economic growth.