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Ramaphosa dismisses claims NHI spells the end of private healthcare

# President Cyril Ramaphosa has refuted claims that National Health Insurance spells the end of private healthcare. In his weekly newsletter, he wrote that the NHI aims to leverage the strengths of both public and private sectors to create a unified, quality healthcare system for all South Africans. According to the president, the NHI has the potential to alleviate financial burdens for the poor and middle class while ensuring sustainable healthcare for the nation. He emphasised the need for collaboration between public and private sectors to achieve universal health coverage.