Talking Points

September 18th, 2019 The bottom-up process strengthening health systems is already happening and provides valuable lessons for the reforms contemplated in the NHI Bill, writes Prof Helen Schneider of the University of the Western Cape in The Conversation. Schneider...

September 11th, 2019 Ghana is one of the few countries in Africa to have implemented a form of social insurance healthcare, which is being punted as a template for South Africa. But health-care actuary Barry Childs points out that due to "administrative challenges", the...

September 11th, 2019 The NHI is not a moral problem, it's simply a maths problem, according to an analysis in BizNews. And the bottom line is that the numbers don't add up. David Drew does some number-crunching for BizNews: Currently, the private medical industry...
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