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National Health Insurance Bill Tabled

National Health Insurance Bill Tabled


Parliament 8 August 2019 The National Health Insurance Bill has been tabled in parliament. The draft bill was published for comment last year. The bill aims to: • achieve universal…

Presidential Health Compact Signed


The Presidency 26 July 2019 The Presidential Health Compact has been signed. Speaking at the signing of the compact in Tshwane, president Ramaphosa described it as the “culmination of a…

NHI Implementation Unit on the Cards


Department of Health 16 July 2019 A National Health Insurance Implementation Unit is to be set up. The health minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, announced this during the health department’s 2019…

National Health Insurance Bill on Track


Department of Health 27 June 2019 The Draft National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill will soon be tabled in parliament. The Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, revealed this while participating in…

Code of Conduct for Health Standards Inspectors in Place


Department of Health 4 June 2019 The Code of Conduct for Health Standards Inspectors is in place. The Office of Health Standards Compliance published the Code in Government Gazette 42496…

Schedules to Medicines and Related Substances Act Updated


Department of Health 24 May 2019 Schedules to the Medicines and Related Substances Act have been updated. The health department published the amendments in Government Gazette 42477. The amendments follow…

National Health Laboratory Service Amendment Act Signed


The Presidency 6 May 2019 The National Health Laboratory Service Amendment Act has been signed. The presidency published the act in Government Gazette 42442. The bill was tabled in parliament…

National Policy on Nursing Education and Training Set Down


Department of Health 9 April 2019 The National Policy on Nursing Education and Training is in place. The health department published the policy in Government Gazette 42380. In his foreword,…

2019 SEP Adjustment for Medicines Announced


Department of HealthThe single exit price (SEP) of medicines and scheduled substances for 2019 may be adjusted to a maximum of 3.78% of the SEP of medicines available as at…