Reuters: South Africa’s president signs major health bill just before election


Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa’s president, signed the National Health Insurance Act, which aims to establish equality through universal healthcare coverage. Ramaphosa’s act, put in just weeks before the next election, contrasts the current two-tier healthcare system that includes an overloaded publicly-funded sector. This law acts to provide free healthcare access to citizens as well as limit the role of private healthcare. Click here to learn what opponents of Ramaphosa think.

Comments are closed.

Skip to toolbar