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NCOP postpones vote on NHI bill to next week

JOHANNESBURG - Despite extensive public submissions and recommendations, last week The National Council of Provinces adopted the contentious NHI Bill without making any changes.

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While the NCOP was scheduled to vote on the draft legislation this week, the matter has since been deferred to 6 December.
The Democratic Alliance which supports the idea that universal health care and coverage should be pursued is against the NHI Bill as it believes this is not the correct mechanism.

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