Eskom recently donated the first of two buses to be used to expand the school health programme in Mpumalanga. Now, the province may also be courting the private sector to ramp up HIV counselling and testing (HCT).
The National Health Insurance (NHI) is likely to revolutionise health funding. This could include new, business-like approaches to health and new roles for medical aids in the post-NHI world, according to latest South African Health Review released last night.
Published by the South African Department of Health, this 53-page document outlines eight broad strategic goals for the department within the next four years including rolling out the National Health Insurance (NHI), re-engineering primary health care and improving financial management.