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Michael D. Higgins’ policies on healthcare issues

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Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?

  Michael D. Higgins voterbaseYes, our mental healthcare system needs more funding to provide a higher quality of care and services

Healthcare  ›  NHS Healthcare System

Should Ireland adopt a public healthcare system similar to the NHS in Britain?

  Michael D. Higgins voterbaseYes

Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Privatisation

Should there be more or less privatisation of hospital and healthcare services?

  Michael D. Higgins voterbaseLess, and there should be no privatization of the healthcare industry

Healthcare  ›  Safe Haven

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?

  Michael D. Higgins voterbaseYes, drug abuse should be treated as a health issue, not a criminal issue

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  Michael D. Higgins voterbaseYes, private companies should not be able to profit off of healthcare


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Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalisation of Marijuana?

  Michael D. Higgins voterbaseYes, but only for medical use