Is South Africa’s health sector on track for the future?

Africa’s most advanced economy scored 56.7 out of 100 in the index, which measures a country’s readiness to meet future health challenges.

Health providers note the limited amount of resources, lack of staff and education as current challenges for the market – all of which impact access.

South Africa ranked eighth out of 13 countries in the Future Health Index 2016 due to lower access to healthcare and poor healthcare integration. Integration of its health system is necessary. Find out more:

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