Moreover, the US voiced its concerns over Hezbollah's participation in the new cabinet. The US expressed its deep concerns because this is the first time that Hezbollah controls the health ministry which has the country's largest budget.
Meanwhile, Qassem clarified that the health ministry will offer its services to all Lebanese without any discrimination.
The new health minister, Jamil Jabak, has said his priorities include improving government hospitals and bringing down drug prices.
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