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What NHI might look like for the average South African

The NHI Bill will drive a major strengthening of community-based, primary healthcare and reduces that unnecessary hospital-based care that currently wastes so many resources in both the private and public sectors...

By Brian Ruff 20 Feb 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: Healthcare

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

17 Dec 2019

Heading towards value-based care

Accessible and quality healthcare is a pillar of sustainable development and global security. The principle behind this is that no one should fall into poverty because they get sick and need healthcare...

17 Dec 2019

How South Africa can build a child-centred healthcare system

It is more than 20 years since the South African constitution first guaranteed children's "right to basic healthcare services"...

By Maylene Shung-King 12 Dec 2019

Sama makes NHI submission to Parliament

While the South African Medical Association (Sama) is in support of the principles of universal health coverage and quality care for all, it has not been able to support the 2019 NHI Bill in its current format...

10 Dec 2019

NHI will be rolled out at a pace affordable for SA

The current macro-economic outlook and constrained fiscal environment means that Implementing National Health Insurance (NHI) is likely to take longer than originally planned...

29 Nov 2019

When you have a pain in the neck or back

Back pain is a common problem - 80% of us will experience an episode at some point in our lives. It is associated with many factors that vary from person to person...

Issued by Bonitas 26 Nov 2019

How a lack of competition in South Africa's private health sector hurts consumers

An extensive inquiry into South Africa's health market was recently concluded - the first ever process in the country that involved gathering evidence and then studying the private healthcare market from the perspective of competition and competition law...

1 Nov 2019

#MTBPS2019: Price of NHI goes up by R33bn

The National Health Insurance (NHI) rollout will require an extra R33bn annually from the 2025/26 financial year...

31 Oct 2019

Foremost health quality and safety conference for Cape Town

As better methods for providing safe and efficient health service delivery occupy much of the political debate, it is timely that the world's largest conference on such matters will be in Cape Town from 20 to 23 October...

Issued by COHSASA 17 Oct 2019

NHI written submissions deadline extended

The deadline for written submissions on the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill has been extended to end of November...

4 Oct 2019

Health Sector Anti-Corruption Forum launched

As a forerunner to the the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill, the Health Sector Anti-Corruption Forum has been set up prevent, detect and prosecute fraud and corruption in the sector...

2 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Lessons from Rwanda on how trust can help repair a broken health system

Seven countries around the world - three of them in Africa - have made faster than expected progress over the past 15 years in reducing deaths among children younger than five...

By Agnes Binagwaho 2 Oct 2019

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