oa South African Health Review - The role of the private sector within the South African health system : editorial

Volume 2007 Number 1
  • ISSN : 1025-1715



The provision and financing of health care in South Africa occurs within two fundamentally different 'systems'; the public health system and the private health system. This however, is an oversimplification, because within the private health system, the traditional health sector stands apart from the formal private health sector from perspectives of organisation, financing and health care delivery.

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