Latest articles on National Health Insurance

Motsoaledi speaks of ‘brutal’ private health system

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says private healthcare is a 'brutal system' because it has commercialised an essential service.

NHI unlikely to affect private care

The proposed NHI scheme will not have an impact on the demand for private health cover if the quality of public healthcare remains dire.

Ensure your medical aid is not unwell

The proposed National Health Insurance has resulted in much being written about the state of the nation's public health sector.

‘Use private sector expertise’

The Hospital Association of South Africa will urge the government to use a multi-payer system to administer national health insurance claims.

Pushing up VAT ‘the least damaging way to fund NHI’

An increase in the rate of Value Added Tax would be the most effective way of funding the National Health Insurance, economists say.

NHI ‘no cure for sick public facilities’

National Health Insurance won't solve the core problems of the shortage of doctors and gross mismanagement of hospitals, doctors say.

Where public meets private

The NHI could learn a thing or two from Settlers' Hospital in Grahamstown.

NHI: History repeats itself

Universal healthcare schemes traditionally have been met with fierce opposition.

Healthcare is minister’s most critical patient

Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi's "to do" list is arguably the most daunting of any minister in Cabinet.

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Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

Watch it again: Ramaphosa on risk-adjusted Covid-19 strategy

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address his fellow South Africans on developments in the risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of the coronavirus

Engineering slips out of gear at varsity

Walter Sisulu University wants to reprioritise R178-million that it stands to give back to treasury after failing to spend it

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

Senwes launches Agri Value Chain Food Umbrella

South African farmers can now help to feed the needy by donating part of their bumper maize crop to delivery number 418668

Ethics and internal financial controls add value to the public sector

National treasury is rolling out accounting technician training programmes to upskill those who work in its finance units in public sector accounting principles

Lessons from South Korea for Africa’s development

'Leaders can push people through, through their vision and inspiration, based on their exemplary actions'

Old Mutual announces digital AGM

An ambitious plan to create Africa’s biggest digital classroom is intended to address one of the continent’s biggest challenges — access to education

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