HSF briefs

By Anton van Dalsen and Charles Collocott
Jul 26, 2017

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Eskom’s financial problems - how is it going to dig itself out of the hole?

This brief by Anton van Dalsen and Charles Collocott looks at the magnitude of Eskom’s financial problems, against the background of its 2016/17 annual report which was released last week.

By Charles Simkins
Jul 10, 2017

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NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE FUNDING HOW MUCH DO WE KNOW? II - PROJECTIONS

This brief is the second of two. The first brief assesses the extent to which government thinking has progressed on the funding of the health system. This brief will consider the extent to which quantitative modelling can help us think about the system’s future.

By Charles Simkins
Jul 07, 2017

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THE ANC POLICY CONFERENCE AN ATTEMPT TO FIND THE WINNING FORMULA

In this brief Charles Simkins explores the 'assets' and 'liabilities' of the ANC policy conference.

By Charles Simkins
Jul 07, 2017

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NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE FUNDING HOW MUCH DO WE KNOW? I - PRELIMINARIES

This brief is the first of two. It assesses the extent to which government thinking has progressed on the health system. The second will consider whether quantitative modelling can help us think about the system’s future.

By Anton van Dalsen and Charles Collocott
Jul 06, 2017

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Eskom has a massive problem - beyond corruption and errant CEOs

This brief by Anton van Dalsen and Charles Collocott shows the nature of the serious financial difficulties facing Eskom, which have not received the necessary public attention.

By Charles Simkins
Jun 29, 2017

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE III - WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT SOUTH AFRICAN CONDITIONS?

The preceding briefs in this series discussed definitional issues and set out international comparative information on domestic violence. This concluding brief will assess information on domestic violence in South Africa.