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The best and worst medical aid schemes in SA

See how your medical aid fared as members reveal which plans met their expectations and which ones left much to be desired. Prof Adrè Schreuder speaks to Health24 about the survey.

Gordhan outlines initial focus of NHI

The initial priorities of the National HealthFfund include maternal health, family planning services, the integrated school health programme and improving the services for people with disabilities, the elderly and “mentally ill patients”

Medical insurance vs. a medical scheme

So what is the difference between medical insurance and a medical scheme? The amendment to the Demarcation Act aims to clear this up once and for all.

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Here's why you need a first aid kit in the car

Emergency services are often spread thin, especially when storms and major disasters strike. When travelling on the road, having a well-stocked first aid kit could be a lifesaver.