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Govt expenditure on healthcare expected to 'rise quite sharply': Heng Swee Keat

At CGH and SACH on Wednesday, Mr Heng saw how technology enhanced care. Here, he is being shown the bed transporter which reduces the number of people needed to move a bed with a patient on it, from two persons to one.


SINGAPORE may have to foot a bigger healthcare bill for its ageing population.

Government expenditure on healthcare is expected to "rise quite sharply" in the next three to five years, said Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat. He expects it to go up by at least S$3 billion by

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