Screen Shot 2019-08-20 at 22.02.14.pngThe recently published National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill is seen by the government as South Africa’s pathway to achieving healthcare for all.

The bill has ambitious expectations to reduce South Africa’s current disparities in access to healthcare. Yet experience from other low-and middle-income countries has shown us that the pathway to achieving universal health coverage is not straightforward.

Yet, there is an imperative for South Africa to align with World Health Organisation and United Nations declarations on universal health coverage which is seen as the pillar of sustainable development and global security…..more

Is the National Health Insurance Bill open to a constitutional challenge?