‘NHI is the best gift a country can give its people. It’s good for society, it’s good for the economy, it’s good for people.’
One might imagine that these words were spoken by Dr Zweli Mkhize, South Africa’s minister of Health and a passionate defender of the National Health Insurance (NHI) system.
But they were not spoken by Mkhize or anyone else in the ANC for that matter. They were uttered by Dr Mark Britnell from KPMG, who has no “skin in the game” so to speak — unlike most South Africans who have strong views on the subject, usually depending on class and by extension, race…..more