|Endorsements for Healthcare
in South Africa
|"The book is a great
compilation of information, condensed into a single volume and a
must-have for the industry."
Principal Officer, Samwumed
|"Congratulations on the
publication of the 10th edition of Healthcare in South Africa. You
have maintained a standard of quality that is simply awesome. This
is the most pertinent overview on healthcare in South Africa. It
provides comprehensive insights into expert opinions on relevant
issues. It is an excellent book that could guide intelligent
thinking of all stakeholders."
Dr Laubi Walters
Executive Manager, Medscheme SA
|"This is an excellent
reference work. I use the book all the time and it is amazing how
much I have learnt from using it."
Dr Chris Archer
Gynaecologist and CEO of the SA Private Practitioners' Forum
Healthcare in South Africa is an invaluable tool for all health care professionals and anyone who needs to
evaluate health care options either for their own families or on behalf of their staff, clients or
The first part of the book focuses on healthcare service providers, health care consultants
and medical schemes and gives industry players an opportunity to describe their services and
list their contact details.
The second part of the book deals with the size and shape of private and public healthcare services,
unfolding health care regulations and a description of how all the participants in the industry fit
together. It also offers readers a guide to checking on the health of different medical schemes, as
well as understanding the details of benefits and options.
The focus of the book is the regulatory environment and the current
profile of the private health sector in South Africa. It also includes
chapters on the funding, framework and delivery of health in the public
sector and the proposed introduction of National Health Insurance.
The book draws on reports from the World Health Organisation, the World
Bank, the World Economic Forum, the OECD, the BRICS Joint Statistical
Publication, the South African Department of Health, National Treasury,
Statistics SA and numerous published journals and newspaper reports.
This edition of the book includes interviews with leading South
African commentators on healthcare and health financing related issues