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NHI a marathon - Health Minister
Health minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi talks to #AMLive host Sakina Kamwendo about the NHI and the status of health facilities in the country
Health minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi says the NHI is a marathon, it cannot be implement all at once.
Speaking to Sakina Kamwendo Dr Aaron Motsoaledi says the National Health Insurance implementation will be phases starting with pregnant women, children and adolescents, people with disabilities and school children. During his Budget speech in parliament Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said government is moving towards the next phase to implement National Health Insurance and some of the money will be used to fund NHI pilot projects.