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ARTICLE: THE DOOMED NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE BILL: THE NEED TO RESET THE PATH TO UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE – PART I

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In a similar vein to the land reform debate in South Africa, health reform is also filled with populist rhetoric, seemingly in the lead up to the 2019 national elections. In February 2018, President Ramaphosa singled out the urgency of National Health Insurance (NHI) in his first State of Nation address. Publication of the draft National Health Insurance Bill (NHI Bill) followed shortly, with the simultaneous release of the Medical Schemes Amendment Bill (MSA Bill).

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Assessment of Compliance of Election Manifestos for the 2024 South African National Elections with the Bill of Rights

The assessment of 17 parties aims to evaluate how well each manifesto aligns with the Constitution’s core values, with a particular emphasis on compliance with the Bill of Rights.