No ‘walk in the park’ – new social compact

Chris Bateman


The South African health sector, long-riven by point-scoring across the public/private divide, has crossed its own Rubicon with the R40 million start-up social compact between government and 23 major health corporates aimed at addressing the dual human resource and management crises.

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Chris Bateman, HMPG

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Social compact, public-private partnerships

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South African Medical Journal 2013;103(1):10-11. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.6581

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Date submitted: 2012-12-02
Date published: 2012-12-06

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