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Taking health to the people

Written by Fathima Simjee

South Africa’s health system is on the brink of a dramatic change, with the National Health Insurance White Paper expected to be considered by Cabinet this week.

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The main priority will be to provide free health care to all South African’€™s regardless of what they earn or where they live. Health-e travels to South Africa’s west coast where an innovative programme is leading the way. Here health services are brought right into patients homes.

 

About the author

Fathima Simjee

Fathima Simjee is a television journalist with Health-e News. You can follow her on Twitter @FatzSimjee

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