South Africa has the best health care in Africa, according to research from independent survey centre Numbeo.
South Africa boasts the highest standard of healthcare in Africa. There are over 200 private hospitals across the country;
Funding for public healthcare in South Africa currently comes from government spending through taxation and point-of-care spending from those using services. There are plans to implement a National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme to provide more free services for all and improve the quality of public healthcare.
According to Numbeo’s Health Care Index 2020, the country scores very high on Skill and competency of medical staff, Speed in completing examination and reports, Equipment for modern diagnosis and treatment, Accuracy and completeness in filling out reports, among other things.
Kenya has made good progress in expanding access to primary health care services, free maternity services, elimination of user fees for public primary care facilities, and health insurance subsidies for elderly and severely disabled.
It is also third on Numbeo’s Health Care Index 2020 list of countries with the best health care in Africa. The country scored highest in Accuracy and completeness in filling out reports and Convenience of location.
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