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24 April 2012

Economy affects medical compliance

As the public labours under the effects of the recession, concerns are being raised about the effect that non-compliance with med treatments will have on individual health.

As the public increasingly labours under the effects of the extended economic downturn, fresh concerns are being raised about the effect that non-compliance with medical treatments will have on the health of individuals and the ultimate cost to the public purse.

Anley says the SA healthcare system could lose substantial millions of Rands unless the matter of patient compliance is addressed.

Premature deaths expected to increase

 
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