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Learning from Latin America on Planning Universal Health Systems

NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE or A UNIVERSAL HEALTH SYSTEM: Are there possibilities for choosing a "path less travelled" in South Africa?

A burning issue in South Africa remains our struggling public health system with some 20% of the population being covered by private medical insurance and around 80% of the population relying on the services of this often struggling public health system.

Plans for NHI (National Health Insurance) are at an advanced stage in the country. There is a 14-year roadmap for the institution of a system called her National Health Insurance. The question is whether this will provide universal access to quality health care that attends to all health care needs from a perspective of social justice and equity in access and in quality.

 Health care systems across the world are in the grip of what has been called "the Medical Insurance-Industrial Complex." But there are alternatives as explained in this 2-minutes youtube video from Latin America. The video has English subtitles.

This is important food for thought.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WvL_vqrOvmM

 

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