Executive Director of the Caribbean Policy Research Institute, CAPRI, Dr Damien King, says universal health coverage would promote economic growth in Jamaica.

He says it would also assist with poverty mitigation.

Dr King says having universal health coverage would also guarantee that Jamaican citizens have better quality healthcare.

Dr Damien King, Executive Director of the Caribbean Policy Research Institute.

He was speaking last evening at a Caribbean Policy Research Institute, CaPRI’s Public Forum at the Mona Vistor’s Lodge.