NOW ep72: Bridging the gap - SA’s healthcare conundrum

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South Africa’s ailing healthcare system has significant implications for the population and the economy. What needs to be done to change the course of healthcare in SA? In the latest episode of the No Ordinary Wednesday podcast, Health Activist Dr Aslam Dasoo and Investec Healthcare Equity Analyst Letlotlo Lenake discuss the NHI and the future of healthcare in the country.

Podcast key moments:

00:00 – Introduction

02:47 - What are the biggest challenges facing South Africa's healthcare system?

08:39 – The economic impact of a weak healthcare system

10:41 – Opportunities for public private partnership in healthcare

12:30 - What should be the key focus areas to improve healthcare in SA?

17:50 – Can South Africa afford NHI?

20:35 – NHI, is there an alternative?

25:40 – Lessons from other countries

27:13 – How do we fix the healthcare system?

Hosted by seasoned broadcaster, Jeremy Maggs, the No Ordinary Wednesday podcast unpacks the latest economic, business and political news in South Africa, with an all-star cast of investment and wealth managers, economists and financial planners from Investec. Listen in every second Wednesday for an in-depth look at what's moving markets, shaping the economy, and changing the game for your wallet and your business.

Read more on www.investec.com/now
30 Apr English South Africa Business · Investing

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