SAFM 9AM NEWS BULLETIN

President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged all South Africans to mobilise behind the National Health Insurance and ensure that it is implemented. Ramaphosa was speaking in his weekly letter from the President's Desk. This as the Portfolio Committee on Health's hearings on the NHI Bill - held around the country - wrap up. Ramaphosa says it is a travesty that access to decent, quality health care is determined by one's ability to pay, saying this violates citizen's constitutional right to health care. He says introduction of the NHI will be among the most far-reaching acts of social transformation in the country since 1994. Busi Chimombe reports…