Covid-19: Virus forced us into long-overdue health sector revolution

The Covid-19 pandemic has imposed a necessary revolution in the healthcare sector which has seen resources, knowledge and service delivery improve in unprecedented ways, say industry experts. Public and private sector collaborations in the fight against Covid-19 could result in the South African healthcare sector seeing more formal public private partnerships (PPPs) being established in future, according to Jessica Spira, Business Development Director for the healthcare sector at Rand Merchant Bank. The pandemic has highlighted a common tendency for nations to under-invest in healthcare, and South Africa has had its own far reaching challenges. But the silver lining to this…

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