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A big, big idea to reform private healthcare

The dynamics of private healthcare in South Africa are like a multigang bar-room brawl, with protagonists slugging it out, bloodying noses on all sides, retreating for a moment, and then rushing back into the fray. It’s easy to stand on the fringes, braying for changes and reform. It’s a lot harder coming up with suggestions…

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Public hospitals, a mother’s worst nightmare

The right to healthcare is a right that’s intricately linked to our right to life. Not only because not having any can result in death but because it so deeply affects our quality of life. A person’s right to quality healthcare and life should not be determined by their socio-economic status. A few months ago…

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