Designating the Medical Device Sector has been a “priority” for some time but more pressure has to be placed on the Department of Trade and Industry to move ahead and assist the sector in reaching its full potential
The coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak has revealed both the strengths and weaknesses of South Africa’s healthcare system. On the other hand, the Covid-19 pandemic presents a greater opportunity to develop South Africa’s health sector value chain.
The National Health Insurance Bill has in many sectors and in Government spin equating NHI with Universal Healthcare. This article, originally published in Health-e News highlights the plight of rural and poor people, who theoretically stand to gain the most from NHI.