Tuesday, 5 April 2011

Times: No plans for gender realignment facilities

Tuesday, 5th April 2011 - 10:18CET

No facilities exist in the public sector for gender realignment surgery and there are no plans for such services to be introduced, Health Minister Joseph Cassar has said in reply to a Parliamentary question.

Labour MP Owen Bonnici asked if such facilities existed and if the minister felt that the government should, at least, cover a fracton of the cost of such operations since some people were having such operations carried out abroad, even in Serbia.

The minister gave no further details.

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