What is it about?
This paper examines the key aspects and factors of South Africa's healthcare system in light of global trends. It acknowledges the significant changes that have taken place in South Africa since 1994, employing a comparative analysis of health systems to provide insight into the present state and potential future developments within the country's healthcare system.
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Why is it important?
This study aims to analyze the transformation in South Africa's healthcare system and highlight the significance of considering internal factors for achieving a successful outcome. It is crucial not to blindly adopt policies from nations with effective healthcare systems without taking into account local circumstances. The government recognizes the need to implement changes within a limited timeframe, but it is important to navigate these transformations cautiously by accounting for unique conditions specific to South Africa.
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This page is a summary of: Healthcare systems: typologies, framework models, and South Africa’s health sector, International Journal of Health Governance, April 2018, Emerald, DOI: 10.1108/ijhg-10-2017-0054.
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