Good evening class. Your assignment today is to watch the video below and write an essay of no more than 1,000 words on the parallels between South Africa and the USA in the context of health coverage.

CXMS supports President Zuma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Professor R.C. Whiddens, DM (6th), D.Thau., B.Occ., M.Coll. Council Against Medical Schemes (314) 159 2653 CouncilAgainstMedicalSchemes.Wordpress.Com CXMS supports President Zuma Secret base inside Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa – The Council Against Medical Schemes (CXMS) would like to unequivocally express its full confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

Finally…we get the booby prize

Finally, after many years of unfulfilled promises we get the NHI white paper!  I actually believe that even Motsoaledi was taken by surprise.  He certainly wasn’t well prepared for his briefing this morning. You can grab a copy here on the government website.  Uncle Aaron was quite proud that it is 97 pages and has “over… Continue reading Finally…we get the booby prize

What’s going on?

Kudos to Bronwyn Nortje for asking some very relevant questions about the sudden retraction of the Low Cost Benefit Option framework.  I agree that the timing of the retraction seems a bit suspicious.  On the other hand I also believe that the retracted framework had some deep flaws and that the process was more than just… Continue reading What’s going on?

We no likey

‘The South African Communist Party objects to the C4MS’s framework for Low Cost Benefit Options and lays out its argument in this declaration from the SACP Gauteng Lekgotla Declaration (the link for the same document on the SACP’s own website is completely empty for some reason) The financialisation of the health sector continues to be pursued… Continue reading We no likey