Tag: alex van den heever

Why the SA govt is incapable of running NHI

On the 8th of August the minister of health Zweli Mkhize proposed the National Health Insurance bill in the National Assembly. The bill has been of much consternation this week with health insurer Discovery seeing a knock to its share price. Joining CNBC Africa to discuss the ins and outs of the controversial bill is the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, Dr Johann Serfontein a Consultant at South African Private Practitioners’ Forum and Professor Alex van den Heever from Wits School of Governance.