Opinion

Universal access to health care is the right of all South Africans

12 January 2020 - 00:00 By John Ataguba

South African society is underpinned by gross inequality and an ever-widening gap between the haves and the have-nots, with this stark contrast nowhere more evident than in access to quality health care.

The halls of private hospitals and high-priced medical aid remain the preserve of the wealthy, comprising the minority, while the poorest of our citizens are excluded...

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