National health crisis
𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗼𝗻 𝗦𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝟳 𝗔𝘂𝗴𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮.
The sums don’t add up – in South Africa, over half the money spent on healthcare services only reaches 16 percent of the population. It’s a worrying figure, and a reflection of one glaring aspect of the country’s inequality crisis. But a plan is in motion - National Health Insurance (NHI). Carte Blanche catches up on the NHI juggernaut. Is it steamrolling on or trundling slowly towards completion? And on the ground, what are we having to live and die through as we wait for the transformation of South Africa's healthcare system?
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