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19 August 2011

NHI could sicken economy

The proposed NHI scheme is shaping up to be the most expensive government programme since the end of apartheid and could push Africa's biggest economy into recession.

South Africa's proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme, aimed at curing a broken health system, is shaping up to be the most expensive government programme since the end of apartheid and could push Africa's biggest economy into recession.

NHI to cost R255 billion by 2025

 
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