Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Health.

DOH Tables Two Health Bills in Parliament

Department of Health

Two health bills have been tabled in parliament.

The National Public Health Institute of South Africa Bill and the National Health Laboratory Service Amendment Bill were published for comment in November 2015.

Draft Dispensing Fees for Pharmacists Drawn Up

Department of Health

Draft dispensing fees for pharmacists have been published in Government Gazette 40847 for comment.

The health department published the proposed fees in terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Act of 1965.

NHI and its Implementation Under the Spotlight

Department of Health

The health department budget vote speech has been delivered in parliament.

In his recent budget vote speech, the minister of health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, outlined the progress made by his department with the National Health Insurance (NHI) and its implementation. He also mentioned various goals the department has set out to achieve.

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