Population-based health funding under attack

Chris Bateman


A ‘static, outdated and inflexible’ population-based funding formula for public health is putting huge pressure on well-run and well-equipped hospitals in the Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng as people from other provinces migrate there in their tens of thousands to seek a better life.

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Chris Bateman, HMPG

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Social impact; Social finance; Health innovation

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South African Medical Journal 2014;104(5):329-330. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.8172

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Date submitted: 2014-03-11
Date published: 2014-04-11

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