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November 27, 2018 The Presidency and Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi seem intent on pushing the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill through Parliament before next year’s election despite major unanswered questions. The revised NHI Bill was presented to Cabinet’s social cluster sub-committee on 27 November 2018  before going to Cabinet, according to the health department. However,…

Friday, October 19, 2018 Deputy President David Mabuza says nothing short of a systemic overhaul is required to pull the country’s ailing health system out of the status quo. “We all agree that our health system is in crisis and needs urgent attention,” Mabuza said on Friday at the inaugural Presidential Health Summit. Delegates ranging…

In September 2018 the United Nations High-Level Meeting  on NCDs (UN HLM NCDs) takes place. People around the world are joining together to say: “We have had #EnoughNCDs and action is needed. Now!” The SANCDA joins the global campaign convened by NCD Alliance together with our global network of people and organizations. We demand that…

Health-e News September 28, 2015 For the next 15 years, the newly  adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will guide what donors fund and what countries push – and the world may just take a page from Africa’s playbook as it pursue universal health coverage. Born in Springs on Johannesburg’s East Rand, Matshidiso Moeti grew up watching…

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