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The National Health Insurance (NHI), for which membership will be compulsory, is a funding scheme that aims to address healthcare inequity in South Africa. The scheme will do this by creating a fund that the government will use to buy healthcare services at set fees from accredited public and private health providers. The NHI Bill was passed in the National Assembly in June 2023. It has to go to the National Council of Provinces for approval.

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On the road: Go inside the farm clinics making sure workers are never far from care

They’re not only good for workers’ health, they’re good for business too.


Dylan Bush was a health journalist at Bhekisisa from February 2016 to September 2023.

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