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Mediclinic News : NHI DRIVING HEALTH-CARE WORKERS ABROAD-STUDY

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NHI DRIVING HEALTH-CARE WORKERS ABROAD-STUDY

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2019-10-31

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BUSINESS DAY - PAGE 4 One in Five Health-care professionals say National Health Insurance (NHI) is among the factors that prompted them to take steps towards emigrating, according to a survey released on Wednesday by trade union Solidarity. A further 41.6% of respondents said they would take steps to do if NHI is implemented, highlighting the extent of the negative sentiment confronting the government in some quarters as it strives to achieve universal health coverage. The first enabling legislation for NHI s contained in the National Health Insurance Bill, which is being processed by parliament. Parliament has called for written submissions on the bill and this week began holding provincial public hearings in Mpumalanga.
Created at 2019/11/04 08:56 AM by Mediclinic
Last modified at 2019/11/04 08:56 AM by Mediclinic