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Why SA has too little health funding

11 July, 12:21 PM

The lack of funding for health research began with policies set in the 1980s when the country was facing a financial crisis. Money at the time was shifted from research to services. 
 
“It was a great error to consider research and the generation of knowledge dispensable,” said Bongani Mayosi, head of the department of medicine at UCT. “Research is essential for development.” 


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