OUTA Insights: How Gauteng government fails the poor and the sick. Will NHI fix this?

Despite a public healthcare budget of R60 billion, the Gauteng health system is in critical condition. Reports of scandals with money meant to treat the poorest of the poor, have become almost normal. From Life Esidimeni, who claimed the lives of 144 people, to the Rahima Moosa crisis, the assassination of Babita Deokaran, who exposed R1 billion corruption at Tembisa Hospital, to massive PPE fraud. What does this say about Gauteng Health, and can the proposed NHI cure this situation? Prof Alex van den Heever of Wits shares his views on this very important topic.
16 May 2023 English South Africa Politics

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