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KENYA: State moves to reclassify hospitals

March 2017 StandardNewspaper; The Government has begun re-classification of health facilities across the country in a move that has raised questions from county bosses. Through the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board, the State will upgrade or downgrade some health facilities. Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu, in a special circular on …

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SOUTH AFRICA: NHI Fund to be established

February 2017 fin24; Treasury plans to prioritise finalising the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill and it will establish an NHI Fund. This is according to the National Budget which was delivered by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in Parliament on Wednesday. “We are committed to achieving universal health coverage, in line …

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MAURITIUS: National Health Accounts Being Institutionalised in Mauritius

November 2016 GovernmentofMauritius; The National Health Accounts (NHA), an internationally accepted tool for summarising, describing, and analysing the financing of national health systems, are in the process of institutionalisation in Mauritius. The institutionalisation of NHA entails conducting the estimation of health expenditures on a regular and sustained basis. It is …

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