South Africa has one last hurdle to cross before it implements a sugar tax to prevent a wide-range of obesity related non-communicable diseases.
Bold leadership is needed to adapt Canada's expensive and mediocre health-care system for an aging population struggling with chronic disease.
President Jacob Zuma failed to focus on reforms that fix any of the health care in South Africa in the next five years.
In a bid to improve health care in South Africa, President Jacob Zuma has made several promises in the last three years. Some have materialised faster than others.
Healthcare that everyone can access is an important step in bridging the inequality in a country. In reality though, its hard to implement properly.
To turn around the performance of South Africa's health system and make it more equal, there are three challenges that need to be addressed.
The South African government's plan to provide universal access to health care seems to be slipping off its priority list.