Promoting strategic purchasing for Universal Health Coverage in South Africa

August 2016

The Health Economics Unit, based at the University of Cape Town, has conducted research on strategic purchasing which is influencing reforms to make healthcare in South Africa more equitable and affordable.

The Health Economics Unit has completed research that assesses the performance of healthcare purchasers in South Africa as part of a multi-country RESYST project on strategic purchasing. This timely research has fed into the Government’s White Paper and researchers continue to influence how it is being implemented. 

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