Mkhize clings to NHI while public patients suffer neglect and incompetence
Health department forges ahead with the national scheme despite a lack of evidence about its effectiveness from its multibillion-rand pilot programme
Health minister Zweli Mkhize has the “silver bullet” for the country’s healthcare woes, the parliamentary portfolio committee on health has said.
This silver bullet, a government-avowed panacea, goes by the name National Health Insurance (NHI). And the newly revised NHI bill, having recently been passed by cabinet, is on its way to parliament for approval.