Health Ministry still keen on social bonds despite failed pilot

Paul McBeth
Wed, 06 Jul 2016

By Paul McBeth July 6 (BusinessDesk) - The Ministry of Health is still pursuing the government's social bonds pilots, claiming to have learnt a number lessons after the Wise Group withdrew from what would have been the first programme funded with such an instrument. Hamilton-based Wise Group, a charitable organisation seeking to enhance the wellbeing of people and communities, withdrew from negotiations with the ministry over a potential social bond to fund a pilot delivering employment services to people with mental illnesses. The minist...

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