South Africa to roll out sweeping health reform in stages

FILE PHOTO: Cleaners mop up water at King Edward VIII Hospital during a storm in Durban, South Africa October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Rogan Ward/File Photo

PRETORIA (Reuters) – A proposed move to universal health coverage in South Africa will be rolled out in stages as the budget improves, a senior presidential aide told Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost $2.2 billion per year by 2025/26. The National Health Insurance (NHI) program, to be debated in parliament soon, is a […]

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