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Bonitas: Medical schemes are expensive

In the final sitting of this general round of public hearings, the Panel heard from Improved Clinical Pathways Services, Bonitas Medical Fund and the Chiropractors Association of South Africa. Bonitas: “we [medical schemes] are all expensive to be quite honest” …

Make private health “more human”

FDoH: “some of these things don’t need regulation, they just need us to be more human” Free State is a centrally located province within South Africa and is divided into one metro (Mangaung Metro) and four districts: Xhariep, Lejweleputswa, Thabo…

Apply healthcare regulation locally

Brain Ruff, the founder of PPO Serve Integrated Clinical Consortia, a consultancy of healthcare professionals, presented to the Health Market Inquiry on 17 May 2016. He indicated that he had academic experience and had worked for Discovery Health for 16…

Historic silicosis and TB judgment

Johannesburg, May 13 2016: The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and SECTION27 welcome the judgment handed down by Deputy Judge President Mojapelo today in the South Gauteng High Court in the case of Bongani Nkala and 68 Others v Harmony Gold…

Raking through Vuwani schools ashes

The Vuwani area resembles a ghost town, filled with scenes of textbook graveyards, charred walls and the remaining skeletons of furniture that once was. Basic Education for All (BEFA) and Section27 visited 22 out of 24 schools damaged or destroyed…