New health minister outlines future for South AfricaBMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6943.1525 (Published 11 June 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1525
- P Sidley
South Africa's new health minister, Nkosezana Zuma, has announced that there will be swift improvements to the nation's health care under the new government. Some of the first changes will include nutritional feeding schemes in schools, free health care for children under 6, and toughened health warnings on cigarette packets.
Dr Zuma will have the backing of two major policy documents: the final plan of the African National Congress (ANC) for a national health system and the reconstruction and development plan of the government and the ANC for housing, health, …