As the alleged wrongdoing at Bishops Diocesan College shows, equating wealth with virtue is a bad idea, writes Helena Wasserman.
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South Africa spends 5% of the total health budget on mental health services. But the authors' study estimated a treatment gap of 92%.
The public will have extra time to hand in written submissions on the National Health Insurance Bill after Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Health extended the closing date.
What does a nearly 300-page technical report mean for the move to the new health financing model — and your pocket?
Meanwhile, at home, some say the National Health Insurance won’t be enough to improve the quality of healthcare in the country.
PwC Southern Africa CEO Shirley Machaba said policy uncertainty continues to be a concern for South Africa CEOs.
Universal health care can only be achieved with a publicly funded system, the former prime minister of Norway and director-general of the World Health Organisation, Gro Harlem Brundtland, has said.
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has defended the policy of National Health Insurance as one that would be beneficial to the economy.
Universal health care is a global movement, it is not South Africa moving on its own, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has told the portfolio committee on health.
Portfolio committee on health chairperson Sibongiseni Dhlomo says report that the National Health Insurance Bill has been suspended are false and untrue.
While Nedbank economist Busisiwe Radebe told delegates at a tax indaba that NHI was too expensive, Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize has argued it is a 'fallacy; to say it would bankrupt the country.
While government intends to have NHI up and running by 2026, with public hearings due to start in October, several questions remain unanswered. Fin24 spoke to public health expert Dr Lydia Cairncross to find out more.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has launched the Health Sector Anti-Corruption Forum in partnership with different government stakeholders, including National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi.
A lack of competition in the sector isn't just bad for your wallet, it could be bad for your health.
With public hearings on the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill set to begin in October, the chairperson of the portfolio committee on health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, has written to all parties represented in the National Assembly.
Members of the country’s biggest medical aid scheme – government employees – are concerned about the implementation of universal healthcare.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will meet with the group, known as The Elders on Tuesday in Cape Town to discuss South Africa's plans to introduce its controversial National Health Insurance.
The National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill is constitutional, state law advisers have told the portfolio committee on health.
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says although his department has indicated proposals on how the National Health Insurance programme will be funded, ultimately it is up to Treasury to table a money bill.
So far only R200m has been spent on the National Health Insurance programme, or 9.5% of the R2.1bn budgeted for the full 2019/20 financial year, according to Treasury.
Private sector healthcare is also vulnerable to corruption and capture, says Ferial Haffajee.
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