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News: Headlines from the Moroccan Press: Tuesday, January 14, 2020

AUJOURD'HUI LE MAROC
ANAM unveils its 2020-2024 strategy:
The National Health Insurance Agency (ANAM) has declined in Rabat on Monday, January 13 its strategic plan 2020-2024. This plan, which was presented at a meeting bringing together all the actors of basic medical coverage, is based on four pillars. Firstly, the support of the State in the extension of basic medical coverage...

13.52 million tonnes of cement delivered in 2019:
Despite a mixed monthly performance, cement deliveries ended 2019 on a positive note. The volume distributed during the year was up 1.82% compared to last year, representing a cumulative total of 13.52 million tonnes at the end of 2019. This can be seen from the latest statistics formulated by the Cement Trade Association representing the internal data of 4 cement companies in Morocco, namely Asment Temara, Ciments de l'Atlas, Ciments du Maroc and LafargeHolcim Maroc. In addition, cement sales in December were down...


LE MATIN DU SAHARA
37.6% rainfall deficit at the end of December 2019: The rains of February and March will be decisive for the agricultural season:
The rainfall deficit is almost general. As of December 31, it reached 37.6% compared to the previous season and 13.6% compared to the average of the last five years. The rate of filling of dams for agricultural use thus fell to 47.6% as against 60.2% a year earlier. This will give food for thought to forecasters on the growth of agricultural value added and its impact on the overall GDP this year...

Investments in renewable energy: Morocco, a target country of the EBRD-IRENA partnership:
Morocco is one of the target countries of a new partnership signed between the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The aim of this strategic partnership is to rapidly increase the share of renewable energy in the EBRD's countries of operations by accelerating investment in renewable energy...


LES INSPIRATIONS ÉCO
Fees for medical procedures. The CNSS goes to the cashier:
It is the end of a problematic situation for the patient as well as for the medical structures, private in mind. In 2006, public and private health sector stakeholders signed national conventions setting the National Reference Tariff (TNR). These tripartite agreements (doctors-ministry-insurance funds) allow for the care of patients as part of the Compulsory Health Insurance (AMO)...

ANAM is (finally) taking action:
January 13 is a day to mark with a white stone for medical coverage. The National Health Insurance Agency has organized, in the presence of the Minister of Health, a meeting with all the actors concerned...


LIBERATION
The irresistible attraction of an elsewhere with a thousand and one assets: The migration of white coats from the South to the North has a huge cost in money and mortality rates:
S$15.86 billion is the annual cost borne by low- and middle-income countries because of the migration of their doctors to high-income countries. This cost is higher in African and low-income countries relative to gross national product, says a recent article in the British Medical Journal, or BMJ, a British medical journal that has been in existence since 1840...

National symposium in Dakhla on advanced regionalization and the new development model:
A national symposium on "Advanced Regionalization and the New Development Model" was held in Dakhla on Saturday as part of the commemoration of the 76th anniversary of the presentation of the Independence Manifesto in the...