Author's replyBMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7010.948a (Published 07 October 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:948
- Rajendra Kale
- Neurologist Laxmi-Kunj, 37 Shanwar, Pune 411 030, India
EDITOR,--Barbara J M Graham says that I walked into a trap. Commenting on South Africa's health and apartheid is easy. Apartheid was bad for the health of black people and good for that of white people. There is no trap there. She narrates an anecdote as do I. She fails, however, to convince me that appreciable numbers of white people were denied treatment in hospitals meant for black people.
The free health care scheme affected only those treating children and pregnant women. The striking …