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Treasury develops the National Health Insurance financing paper

28 November 2019, 6:07 AM

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says Treasury has developed what it calls a “National Health Insurance Financing Paper” which provides proper guidelines for the funding of the National Health Insurance.

SA cannot afford National Health Insurance: Economist

26 August 2019, 9:35 PM

A senior economist has told the Tax Indaba 2019 in Sandton, north of Johannesburg, that the country cannot afford the National Health Insurance.

Health, education expected to top priority list of Gauteng budget

5 March 2020, 10:35 AM

Different stakeholders will be watching with keen interest when Gauteng Finance MEC, Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko, presents the Provincial Budget for the 2020/21 financial year to the Legislature in Johannesburg on Thursday.

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is expected to address the issue of aging infrastructure, regular shortages of medicine and long queues faced by public hospitals in Durban, KwaZulu Natal.

Mboweni expected to address state of health care infrastructure

26 February 2020, 8:25 AM

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is expected to address the issue of aging infrastructure, regular shortages of medicine and long queues faced by public hospitals.

Beaufort West residents raise concerns about poor health facilities

10 February 2020, 9:17 AM

Public hearings on the National Health Insurance Bill in Beaufort West in the Central Karoo were concluded this past weekend.

Private healthcare sector criticised for high cost

29 November 2019, 10:26 AM

The KwaZulu-Natal government has criticised the private health sector for the high cost of medical care.

Democratic White House candidates unite on impeachment, differ on taxes, healthcare

21 November 2019, 6:51 AM

Democratic White House contenders united in backing the impeachment inquiry of Republican President Donald Trump on Wednesday, but differed over the wisdom of imposing new taxes on the wealthy and how to expand healthcare coverage for Americans.

Health Department, CSIR to develop digital platforms to run NHI

23 October 2019, 6:36 AM

The Health Department is working with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to develop digital platforms to run National Health Insurance.

We did the sums on South Africa’s mental health spend. They’re not pretty

10 October 2019, 7:45 AM

South Africa has taken steps towards strengthening mental health care in the last 20 years. These include reforming the Mental Health Care Act 2002 and developing a National Mental Health Policy Framework and Strategic Plan 2013–2020.


KZN Health Dept has until Jan 2020 to resolve health challenges facing the province

1 October 2019, 6:30 PM

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) has given the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health until January 2020 to resolve all the challenges facing health facilities in the province.



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