Parliament, Sunday, 01 December 2019 – The Portfolio Committee on Health will tomorrow afternoon, Monday 02 December 2019, conduct public hearings on the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill in the Buffalo City District Municipality.
The hearings are a continuation of the nationwide public participation process to ensure that the bill is strengthened and is reflective of the views of all South Africans.
The Bill is intended to achieve the universal access to healthcare services in South Africa, which is a constitutional right. The NHI is a financing system that will ensure that the citizens of South Africa are provided with essential healthcare regardless of their social standing.
Details of the hearings
Date: Monday 02/12/2019
Venue: War Memorial, King William’s Town
ISSUED BY THE PARLIAMENTARY COMMUNICATION SERVICES ON BEHALF OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, DR SIBONGISENI DHLOMO
For media enquiries or interviews with the Chairperson, please contact the committee’s Media Officer:
Name: Malatswa Molepo (Mr)
Parliamentary Communication Services
Tel: 021 403 8438
Cell: 081 512 7920