[LISTEN] Downgrade could increase price of medicine

SA's credit rating downgrade to junk status by Standard and Poor's Global and Fitch has raised concerns over the increasing cost of medicine for South Africans.

JOHANNESBURG - The Department of Health's chief director of sector-wide procurement, Gavin Steel, explains how the weakening economy, as a result of credit rating downgrade, will affect the price of medicine and people's right to quality healthcare.

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