NHI Bill - Eastern Cape Public Hearing, 02 December 2019

Parliament of the Republic of South Africa | 2 weeks ago

The Portfolio Committee on Health will tomorrow afternoon, Monday 02 December 2019, conduct public hearings on the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill in the Buffalo City District Municipality.

The hearings are a continuation of the nationwide public participation process to ensure that the bill is strengthened and is reflective of the views of all South Africans. The Bill is intended to achieve the universal access to healthcare services in South Africa, which is a constitutional right.

The NHI is a financing system that will ensure that the citizens of South Africa are provided with essential healthcare regardless of their social standing.