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Talking about TB...Ten people die in South Africa every hour from tuberculosis (TB). It is and has always been, a serious public health issue that needs to be brought under control. Even though effective treatments are available and there has been considerable progress in fighting the disease - about 450,000 people develop TB every year. Dr Morgan Mkhatshwa, head of Operations at Bonitas Medical Fund, talks about the state of our nation in terms of TB, the leading cause of death in our country. 19 Apr 2022 Read more

10 tips for flu and Covid-19 vaccinesThe seasons are changing and with winter on its way, which heralds the start of the 'flu season'. We chat to Dr Morgan Mkhatshwa, head of operations at Bonitas Medical Fund on why a flu vaccine is recommended, not just by the Scheme but also the World Health Organization (WHO). 31 Mar 2022 Read more

NHI - More questions than answersIn July 2019, the Minister of Health published a draft 'National Health Insurance Bill', which attracted a great deal of attention and the scrutiny hasn't stopped. Despite several engagements, the Department of Health (DoH) has failed to provide clarity or explanations on several key issues within the 'Bill', which are of major concern to all stakeholders. 28 Feb 2022 Read more

Covid - How and when might it all end?Covid-19 has disrupted the world in so many ways, including the uncertainty of what the future holds. The Bonitas Medical Fund clinical and actuarial teams unpack some of the pandemic versus endemic terminology and offer scenarios for the future. 14 Feb 2022 Read more

All about boostersAs the Covid-19 pandemic waxes and wanes around the globe, it is universally accepted that as many people in the world as possible need to be vaccinated to develop immunity. Depending on which vaccine you received, you will either have had one or two initial vaccines doses and then, between two and six months afterwards are eligible for a booster. Kathy Malherbe speaks to Dr Morgan Mkhatshwa, head of operations at Bonitas Medical Fund, about Covid-19 immunity, vaccines, boosters and the way forward. 7 Feb 2022 Read more

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