Minister Zweli Mkhize leads NHI dialogue at Potchefstroom, 30 Nov

29 Nov 2019

Health Minister to lead NHI dialogue at Potchefstroom

The National Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize will be accompanied by the North West Health MEC Madoda Sambatha as he engages key stakeholders in an open discussion of the National Health Insurance (NHI), with a focus on the recently gazetted NHI Bill.

The Minister will have a dialogue with various stakeholders in the health sector, as he articulates the case for NHI. This high level dialogue follows nationwide NHI campaigns to educate the citizens and business about the importance of ensuring that all people regardless of income have access to quality health care. Access to quality health care is espoused by the World Health Organization through the Universal Health Coverage approach.

The NHI dialogue is a one of the build up event to the World AIDS Day commemoration which will be held on Sunday at James Motlatsi Stadium.

The media is invited to the NHI Dialogue with the Minister as follows:

Date: Saturday, 30 November 2019
Venue: Potchefstroom Town Hall
Time: 10h00am

THEME “Towards achieving universal health coverage to secure a healthy lifestyle for all South Africans

For media enquiries:

Motlalepula Lekoma
MLO to the MEC
Cell: 082 089 7117
Email: lekomam@nwpg.gov.za

Tebogo Lekgethwane
Departmental Spokesperson
Cell: 082 929 9958
Email: tlekgethwane@nwpg.gov.za

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