13 Mar '12, 4am

Healthcare is not a commodity, and we believe that market forces have no part to play in the financing or...

Healthcare is not a commodity, and we believe that market forces have no part to play in the financing or...

All these demands do not result in better healthcare. The only way to keep healthcare affordable and good is to find ways to restrict irrational and profit-orientated demands. It can be addressed somewhat with the right healthcare financing and also a more creative form of healthcare delivery. What is the aim of good healthcare? It is to ensure the physical, mental and social well-being of each and every one of our citizens. Except for irrational or profit-motivated generated demands, healthcare is a necessity. As such, it is totally unacceptable in a civilised country that any person who is sick be denied access to healthcare. This is a basic human right that must be accorded to everyone, even the poor or those who cannot afford it. The Government shirks its responsibility Since the move by the government to turn healthcare into an industry, we have commercialised medical...

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