President Cyril Ramaphosa has told helalthcare industry leaders that  he would personally be overseeing the implementation of the National Health Insurance scheme and that it could and would succeed, writes MedicalBrief.

All South Africans will be covered by the National Health Insurance (NHI) by 2025, which will begin in a phased approach from 2019, Fin24reports President Cyril Ramaphosa told healthcare sector representatives last week. He urged health professionals and the industry meeting at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in Pretoria to see universal health coverage as an investment and not a consumptive expense. ….more