ARTICLES RELATING TO NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE

Ten minutes on a bridge in Khayelitsha

2014-04-02 05:00

It took a scary ten minutes waiting on the N2 off-ramp at Khayelitsha on Saturday to make Susan Erasmus realise that we really do need the NHI. Here’s why.

Ten minutes on a bridge in Khayelitsha

2014-04-01 11:10

It took a scary ten minutes waiting on the N2 off-ramp at Khayelitsha on Saturday to make Susan Erasmus realise that we really do need the NHI. Here’s why.

No NHI tax expected in medium term

2013-02-27 15:26

It is unlikely that tax will be increased in the medium term to fund the NHI scheme, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says.

NHI first phase to start in 2013

2012-02-22 14:04

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says the national health insurance will be staggered over a 14-year period, but did not outline any specific funding in this budget.

Revamp to set groundwork for NHI

2012-02-09 20:32

The government's upgrade to social infrastructure will include preparations for the National Health Insurance plan.

Vavi: Long road to NHI

2011-11-20 11:26

There is a long way to go before the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme can become a reality, says Cosatu.

Shisana: NHI will reduce spending

2011-09-22 18:46

The proposed National Health Insurance will help reduce spending on health and boost the economy, says Human Sciences Research Council CEO Olive Shisana.

ANC wants to implement NHI in 2012

2010-09-21 16:48

The ANC wants to implement National Health Insurance from 2012, says ANC health sub-committee chairperson Zweli Mkhize at the party's national general council.

'NHI to solve medical aid woes'

2009-08-18 16:02

The proposed National Health Insurance scheme will help resolve problems faced by medical aid members who are not getting value for their money, the ANC says.

Health plan ‘is anti-poor’

2009-06-10 17:30

The government’s National Health Insurance is “a sure-fire recipe for destruction of public healthcare” and is not pro-poor, the Democratic Alliance says.

Zuma concerned about healthcare

2009-06-03 13:37

President Jacob Zuma has pledged to clean up public hospitals and resolve the dispute over doctors' salaries.

 

Ten minutes on a bridge in Khayelitsha

2014-04-01 16:00

It took a scary ten minutes waiting on the N2 off-ramp at Khayelitsha on Saturday to make Susan Erasmus realise that we really do need the NHI. Here’s why.

Motsoaledi: SA health care has a long way to go

2014-03-13 16:00

The South African health care system has achieved a lot since 1994, but still has a long way to go.

NHI seen as catch-all solution

2012-05-30 17:46

National Health Insurance (NHI) is seen as the solution to all health system ills, to the detriment of other policies, says a public health expert.

KZN to pilot NHI in two areas

2012-02-21 17:26

National health insurance will start in two KwaZulu-Natal districts, says premier Zweli Mkhize.

Revamp to set groundwork for NHI

2012-02-09 20:32

The government's upgrade to social infrastructure will include preparations for the National Health Insurance plan.

Gordhan: No immediate risk from NHI

2011-10-26 11:22

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says the national health insurance is a long-term project and won't affect the budget immediately.

Health Minister slams private hospitals

2011-06-30 09:05

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has been quoted as saying "if you want to be a billionaire, don't own a mine... own a private hospital".

Healers pepper-sprayed in Pta

2009-08-27 16:16

Police have been forced to use pepper-spray on traditional healers who had stormed the health department's offices in Pretoria during a protest.

'Bad management to blame'

2009-06-19 14:11

DA leader Helen Zille says bad management, not lack of funding, is the main reason for the deteriorating state of South Africa's public health system.

ANC slams health plan reports

2009-06-08 18:59

The ANC has criticised media reports of its health plan - the National Health Insurance - and vowed to continue its efforts.

 
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