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2020
Ramaphosa stresses NHI's economic rationale – Fin24 – 24 February 2020
VARIOUS COMMITTEES TO BE ESTABLISHED, INCLUDING ONE FOR PRICING – EYEWITNESS NEWS 23 FEBRUARY 2020
‘You blew it, Mr President’ - John Steenhuisen to Cyril Ramaphosa - HERALD LIVE - 19 February 2020
Ahead of Budget speech, Deloitte says Mboweni faces ‘mammoth task’ – Engineering News 18 February 2020
How Ramaphosa responded to MPs' SONA concerns – News24 21 February 2020
NHI - Tshwane residents rally behind Bill but express public healthcare challenges – News24 22 February 2020
Ramaphosa's 'new dawn' has turned into a 'new despair' – Despatch News 18 February 2020
Ramaphosa's Sona reply in quotes - 'to deny that apartheid was a crime is treasonous' – TimesLive 21 February 2020
‘Stop looking at GBV in isolation’- Health-E-News 14 February 2020
About our struggling healthcare system, President Open letter: Maverick Citizen, 13 February 2020
NHI hearings set to come to an end soon – IOL 9 February 2020
President Ramaphosa fails to see crisis in SA healthcare system – Hospersa – IOL 15 February 2020
Public health needs private sector help, not NHI (letter) Business Day 4 February 2020
Why the NHI is bad medicine for SA – Daily Maverick 4 February 2020
‘We need less, not more government intervention in the economy’ Fin24 (2 February 2020)
‘The NHI will save the North West from the corrupt department of health.’ –
Public urged to learn finer details of NHI Bill as hearings come to Western Cape – IOL 3 February 2020
Can’t blame Shrey Viranna for leaving (letter) – Financial Mail 30 January 2020
Government asked South Africans what they think about the NHI – here’s what they said – Business Tech 31 January 2020
NHI PublicHearings ‘Don’t say that the government doesn’t do anything for you’ Health-E-News 20 January 2020
SA needs healthcare for all, but it requires more thought – IOL 2 February 2020
Stop NHI plans now (letter) – Business Day 30 January 2020
Gauteng medical negligence claims increase to R29 billion - Politicsweb 29 January 2020
Bloemfontein has its say on the NHI bill – Health-E-News 28 January 2020
Alcohol, cigarette, and payroll taxes – here’s what could fund the NHI – Business Tech 29 January 2020
Children’s health in 2020 Top 10 issues to watch – Spotlight 29 January 2020
DA to request investigation into Mkhize’s appointment of corruption-accused niece – The Citizen 27 January 2020
How the National Health Insurance will change how healthcare is bought, sold and managed – Fin 24 Jan 29 2020
Mzansi reacts to Minister Mkhize's nepotism scandal – Briefly 29 January 2020
New Western Cape health department head punts universal health coverage – Maverick Citizen 29 January 2020
South Africa’s ‘shock’ medical aid changes explained – Business Tech 27 January 2020
South Africans should mobilise to support the NHI – Maverick Citizen 28 January 2020
Steenhuisen - NHI will collapse like the road accident fund – Dispatch Live 27 January 2020
Steenhuisen says South Africans should be terrified of NHI plans – Briefly 29 January
Taxes – not ‘extra money out of your pocket’ – will fund the NHI – Business Tech 28 January 2020
The relationship between SA’s youth and healthcare – Health-E-News 27 January 2020
We need less government intervention in the economy, not more – IT Online Jan 29, 2020
Why CMS is stopping low-cost benefit options - Fin24 26 January 2020
Dr Zweli Mkhize responds to public comments regarding NHI Bill – Rising Sun 21 January 2020
Public protector flags irregular KZN health contracts – Spotlight 22 January 2020
Health insurers livid as council cuts cord on primary healthcare cover – Business Live 9 January 2020
Doctors ready to ditch SA if planned NHI scheme is implemented – Briefly 19 January 2020
Ramaphosa’s doggy-paddling SA is flagging and starting to go under – IOL 18 January 2020
Advantages and disadvantages of free health care – Briefly 12 January 2020
NHI will have lots of checks and balances, says Mkize – IOL 14 January 2020
Health insurers livid as council cuts cord on primary healthcare cover – Business Live 9 January 2020
New NHI will be run the same as South Africa’s other state entities- Business Tech 10 January 2020
Throttling the golden goose – Financial Mail 9 January 2020
National Health Insurance Bill could be law by August – PE Express 8 January 2020
NHI would force 40% of doctors to leave South Africa – Cape Argus 7 January 2020
Poll shows 38% of doctors will emigrate if NHI implemented – 702 - 8 January 2020
5 things to watch out for in Parliament in 2020 News24 Jan Gerber – 5 January 2020
Government intent on destroying private health insurance to pave the way for NHI – Business Report 6 January 2020
Govt not prepared for medical brain drain if current NHI bill implemented - Sama – 702 3 January 2020
New NHI will see no difference between private and public hospitals Business Tech 2 January 2020
NHI most important bill introduced to Parliament in 2019 – 28 December 2019
QUESTIONS REMAIN ABOUT NHI FUNDING, IMPLEMENTATION – EWN NEWS JANUARY 2020
SAMA believes government is not prepared for NHI implementation – Briefly 4 January 2020
Under NHI, there'll be no difference in quality of private and public hospitals – Mkhize – 2 January 2020 News24