Streaming issues? Report here
Abongile Nzelenzele 2019 1500 BW
Early Breakfast with Abongile Nzelenzele
04:00 - 06:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: Breakfast with Refilwe Moloto
See full line-up
Early Breakfast with Abongile Nzelenzele
04:00 - 06:00
Home
arrow_forward
Local
arrow_forward
Lifestyle

Health portfolio committee chairperson says hearings show support for NHI

29 November 2019 4:19 PM
Tags:
NHI Bill
NHI Hearings
Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo says written submissions close by midnight on Friday, they are still going countrywide on oral submissions.

Independent Newspapers reports that there've already been 100,000 submissions on the National Health Insurance Bill, and that public hearings were held in several locations including Kimberley and De Aar.

Chair of the Portfolio Committee on Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo speaks to Joanne Joseph on Afternoon Drive.

Written submissions must reach us by midnight. We are still going countrywide on oral submissions.

Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Health

People in provinces that we have visited so far, that is Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal are in support of NHI. They also continue to say BUT. Therefore we need to need to listen to the BUT.

Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Health

We've been listening to people's complaints about long queues, shortage of staff, shortage of medicines and attitude of staff. This does not look good...those are the enablers for NHI to be able to be fulfilled.

Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Health

Dr Dhlomo said some people wished the NHI had been implemented already.

Listen below for more...


This article first appeared on 702 : Health portfolio committee chairperson says hearings show support for NHI


29 November 2019 4:19 PM
Tags:
NHI Bill
NHI Hearings

More from Local

dame-kiri-te-kanawa-residencyjpg

[LISTEN] Dame Kiri Te Kanawa: 'I'm so excited to be coming to Cape Town!'

23 February 2020 12:58 PM

"There are stunning voices coming out of South Africa". The celebrated soprano talks to Africa Melane ahead of her upcoming visit.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

150609NeilAggett.jpg

Neil Aggett inquest: 'We've begun to find our way closer to the truth'

23 February 2020 11:02 AM

As the fresh inquest enters its final week of testimony, Moray Hathorn (Aggett family attorney) discusses what lies ahead.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Light bulb against dark background, electricity, load shedding. Image: Pexels.

No load shedding expected on Sunday says Eskom

23 February 2020 9:12 AM

Load shedding has been suspended for Sunday, but the system remains 'unpredictable'.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

jacob-zuma-or-tambo-ewnjpg

Zuma returns from Cuba, addresses 'hundreds' of supporters

22 February 2020 2:05 PM

Former president Jacob Zuma arrived at OR Tambo International where supporters waited to give him a hero's welcome.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

200214-tazne-van-wykjpg

Tazne van Wyk's alleged killer had been 'watching' her school for a week

22 February 2020 12:50 PM

The SAHRC's Chris Nissen has been in close contact with the van Wyk family and says parole regulations must be reviewed.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

joseph-shabalala-funeraljpg

[WATCH LIVE] Joseph Shabalala's funeral service underway in Ladysmith

22 February 2020 10:50 AM

The music icon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder is being laid to rest in his home town in KwaZulu-Natal.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

ndlovu-youth-choir-tributepng

[WATCH] Ndlovu Youth Choir's moving 'Homeless' tribute to Joseph Shabalala

22 February 2020 9:28 AM

The Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder will be laid to rest in Ladysmith on Saturday.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

jarrad-ricketts-performs-at-moonstruck-musician

I've always aspired to showmanship - Jarrad Ricketts talks musical inspiration

21 February 2020 3:02 PM

After stealing the show at this year's Moonstruck beach festival, singer Jarrad Ricketts tells Lester Kiwiet about his career.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

200221-tazne2-edjpg

Tazne van Wyk murder accused has 11 previous convictions, court hears

21 February 2020 1:24 PM

The man accused of murdering eight-year-old Tazne Van Wyk is said to have a criminal record that stretches as far back as 1981.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Zumastatecapture 2347

Jacob Zuma supporter? Carl Niehaus wants you at OR Tambo on Saturday

21 February 2020 1:10 PM

Jacob Zuma is coming back! "He has responded positively to treatment and has been discharged from hospital," says Niehaus.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

More from Lifestyle

dame-kiri-te-kanawa-residencyjpg

[LISTEN] Dame Kiri Te Kanawa: 'I'm so excited to be coming to Cape Town!'

23 February 2020 12:58 PM

"There are stunning voices coming out of South Africa". The celebrated soprano talks to Africa Melane ahead of her upcoming visit.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

couple-affair-cheating-relationship-sex-lovers-man-woman-bed-123rf

'Married women come to us because they’re in orgasm-less, sexless marriages'

21 February 2020 2:32 PM

“In South Africa, there are 1.8 active female accounts for every active male account,” says Ashley Madison’s Paul Keable.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

mala-and-dollspng

Model Mala Bryan's love of dolls has created a world of diversity for kids

21 February 2020 12:03 PM

Refilwe Moloto speaks to this week's Trailblazer, model, businesswoman and restaurateur, Mala Bryan.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

spekboom-in-tokai-parkjpg

Spekboom Challenge alert: Plant it at home but stay away from natural veld

20 February 2020 3:52 PM

Environmental consultant Elzanne Singels is worried that do-gooders in the Western Cape could trigger genetic pollution.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

jm-and-kkpng

[WATCH] Who ate the VERY LAST packet of Salt & Vinegar Lays! John or Kieno?

20 February 2020 2:31 PM

John and Kieno go head to head over who got the last packet of chips.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

general-elections-London-UK-Flag-St Paul's cathedral-123rf

UK effectively shuts the door on most South Africans hoping to emigrate

20 February 2020 10:50 AM

Refilwe Moloto interviews Marisa Jacobs, Director and Head of Immigration and Mobility at Xpatweb.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

scientist-chemicals-hazardous-materials-virus-quarantine-disease-mask-123rf

Was coronavirus covid-19 deliberately created in a laboratory?

20 February 2020 9:36 AM

Dr Sibongile Walaza, an epidemiologist, sheds light on the veracity of a few claims floating around on social media.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Depressed young woman suicide mental health 123rflifestyle 123rf

W Cape suicides more prevalent among 20 to 30-year-olds - report

20 February 2020 8:25 AM

W Cape Burden of Disease Reduction report released this week shows province has highest prevalence of mental illness in country.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

beach-holiday-travel-relaxjpg

Attorney to take legal action against timeshare companies over dodgy contracts

19 February 2020 4:40 PM

Cape Town-based attorney Trudie Broekmann will represent dozens of clients who desperately want out of their timeshare contracts.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

author-elaine-durbach-on-the-yellow-couchjpg

'It's magic' - Acclaimed journalist-turned-author on her first work of fiction

19 February 2020 4:14 PM

Elaine Durbach joins Pippa Hudson on The Yellow Couch after her 'Roundabout' book launch, before returning to the US.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward