MEDIA ADVISORY: Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize to deliver keynote address at the SANAC Civil Society Forum Consultation on UHC

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The Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, will today deliver a keynote address at the SANAC Civil Society Forum’s (CSF) consultation on Universal Health Coverage (UHC). THE SANAC CSF will deliberate and solicit inputs from participants on the following topics:

  • Increased public health financing and financial protection
  • Involvement of civil society and the community in UHC implementation to ensure accountability
  • Presidential Health Compact fixing the health system to successfully implement National Health Insurance (NHI)
  • A case for combining SANAC and National Commission into a single organisation

In his address, Minister Mkhize is expected to reaffirm the country’s position on NHI and what needs to be done to ensure its implementation.


Media is invited to cover the event as follows:

Date: 04 July 2019

Time: 16h15 to 17h30

Venue: Kopanong Hotel & Conference Centre, Benoni, 243 Glen Gory Road, Norton Home Estates

The Minister will be available for interviews after his address.


For more information, please contact: Popo Maja, Health Ministry Spokesperson

Mobile: 072 585 3219 / 082 373 1169



For queries directed to the SANAC Civil Society Forum, please contact Mabalane Mfundisi: 078 683 9535 /

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