The article by Khulekani Mathe (“Private sector must participate in NHI”, Business Times April 28) shows a profound misunderstanding of the National Health Insurance and suggests that he is parroting other commentators without reading the bill.

The author must qualify what is “proper public participation” since he is suggesting that 20 years of consultation and White Paper development and five years in parliament are inadequate public participation. The implied arrogance is that if the views of one group are not adopted all the others are wrong...

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