National Health Insurance (NHI)

 
It's only 32km to the state clinic, but for the poor that's a world away
It's only 32km to the state clinic, but for the poor that's a world away
Sarah Mthimunye, 75, shuffles slowly on two swollen feet. She uses a green plastic chair for support as she climbs step by step down the stairs...
Mpumalanga's health is failing - but it won't take its medicine
Mpumalanga's health is failing - but it won't take its medicine
The Mpumalanga department of health incurred nearly R2-billion in irregular expenditure in the 2014-2015 financial year – making up more than 80%...
Comment: NHI a healthy dose to cure South Africa’s sickly system
Comment: NHI a healthy dose to cure South Africa’s sickly system
The release on December 11 2015 of the much anticipated National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme white paper took place at a time of heightened...
Letters to the editor: January 29 to February 4 2016
Letters to the editor: January 29 to February 4 2016
I firmly disagree with what Minister Aaron Motsoaledi stands for in the article
Editorial: Disarray bodes ill for NHI
Editorial: Disarray bodes ill for NHI
Universal access to healthcare could be of immense benefit to South Africa. Research is clear that countries with well-implemented government health...
Motsoaledi strikes back at NHI critics
Motsoaledi strikes back at NHI critics
The government’s proposed "big bang and unaffordable approach" to universal access to healthcare will eventually "collapse under its own weight",...
Nursing SA back to health
Nursing SA back to health
Sixteen years ago, Thabo Mbeki, then president, shocked the world with his Aids denialism. It has taken the same amount of time for the world Aids...
All the nuts and bolts of the NHI
All the nuts and bolts of the NHI
NEWS ANALYSIS
Where will David van Rooyen's priorities lie?
Where will David van Rooyen's priorities lie?
“Mine is a colossal task that comes at a time of a difficult global climate.” New Finance Minister David van Rooyen couldn’t have spoken...
NHI to reduce cost of healthcare
NHI to reduce cost of healthcare
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi believes good quality private healthcare is no longer affordable in the country and that is why the country needs...
Man to man, sexual health needs are better met at male-only clinics
Man to man, sexual health needs are better met at male-only clinics
A mongrel languishes on the roof of a white car parked on a bustling street in Khayelitsha, a township outside Cape Town. With his head resting on...

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