In the Council of Ministers: The decrees relating to the terms of application of the Highway Code and to the universal health insurance regulatory committee taken
- The Council of Ministers met this Wednesday, August 03, 2022 under the chairmanship of His Excellency Faure Essozimna GNASSINGBE, President of the Republic.
- The council examined three (03) draft decrees and listened to four (04) communications. I. Under the draft decrees,
- The Board reviewed and adopted the draft decree setting the terms of application of Law No. 2013-011 of June 7, 2013 on the Highway Code.
- This text is part of the dynamics of the reforms undertaken by the government in the transport sector, with a view to improving the safety of road users.
- The Board then examined and adopted the draft decree on the mission, composition, organization and functioning of the Universal Health Insurance (AMU) Regulatory Committee.
- As part of the implementation of the 2020-2025 government roadmap, more specifically axis 1 relating to the strengthening of social inclusion and harmony, the government has adopted the law establishing universal health insurance for ensure universal health coverage for all segments of the population.
- In order to strengthen the governance framework of this insurance, this draft decree creates an inclusive regulatory committee whose objective will be to: provide the necessary guidance, guarantee financial balance and contribute to the sustainability of the national insurance system. sickness.
- Finally, the council examined in first reading the draft decree establishing fees for services rendered by the National Agency for Civil Aviation (ANAC).
- The study of this text will continue at a future council meeting.
- In terms of communications,
- The board followed a presentation on Togo’s cybersecurity ecosystem; made by the Minister for the Digital Economy and Digital Transformation.
- Cybersecurity and the fight against cybercrime are issues taken into account in public policies at the highest level in our country.
- The presentation focused on the objectives, missions, and activities already carried out by the two organizations responsible for managing cybersecurity in Togo, the National Cybersecurity Agency (ANCy) and Cyber Defense Africa (CDA).
- Indeed, the creation of the ANCy and its operational arm Cyber Defense Africa allows Togo to have a safer and more resilient cyberspace.
- To maintain a secure cyberspace, the government urges frank collaboration between the various actors in the public and private domains and the ANCy.
- The council then listened to a communication relating to the conditions and methods of private occupation of the public domain and management of the private domain of the State; presented by the Minister of Town Planning, Housing and Land Reform.
- In order to specify the conditions and methods of occupation and management of State domains in accordance with the law relating to the land and state property code, it is proposed to set the conditions and methods of private occupation of the public domain and management of the private domain of the State.
- This communication has made it possible to present to the council the framework and the need for the implementation of this regulation which will contribute to a better control of the problem of management of the national land heritage and its valuation.
- The council also listened to a communication relating to the development of the document of the national policy of social protection; presented by the Minister Delegate to the Minister of Health, Public Hygiene and Universal Access to Care, responsible for universal access to care.
- In order to strengthen the social and human capital of our country, the government has been committed for several years to placing inclusion and social protection at the heart of its priorities.
- Thus, several programs have been carried out in this area (reinforcement of the social protection of workers; institution of universal health insurance; program of social transfers, etc.) and aim to enable populations to cope with the various social risks.
- The social protection policy aims to ensure greater synergy and complementarity of actions and bring them to scale.
- The council finally listened to a communication relating to the organization in Togo of the 72nd session of the Africa regional committee of the World Health Organization, presented by the Minister of Health, Public Hygiene and Universal Access taking care.
- Togo has been chosen to host the 72nd session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa which will be held from August 22 to 26. This designation is recognition of the efforts and progress made by our country, under the leadership of the Head of State, in the field of public health.
- The Council welcomed this choice and encouraged all ministers to get actively involved in the success of this regional meeting.
Done in Lomé, August 03, 2022
The Council of Ministers