31 May 2023
Despite facing opposition and increasing apprehension regarding certain provisions, the Health Portfolio Committee has chosen to approve and move ahead with the National Health Insurance Bill (NHI). Mike Settas argues that South Africa simply cannot afford it.
FMF Director Eustace Davie writes about the government's lack of adherence to constitutional provisions and the need for oversight to prevent arbitrary government powers. Read here.
How did South Africa get to introducing and now passing a National Health Insurance bill that it can't afford? Mike Settas unpacks the history of NHI in SA. Read here.
Nicholas Woode Smith argues that basic income aims to address poverty but overlooks the need for long-term solutions such as employment and functional market institutions. Read here.
Frans Cronje addressing the audience.
Left to right: David Ansara, Chris Hattingh, Alison Clarke, and Mike Settas.
Sherwin van Blerk from the CRA and Lane Malgas from the IRR.
A near-full house of event attendees.
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Publish date: 31 May 2023
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