The rights to NHI access by migrants are not absolute

CATEGORY: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery
DATE: 25 September 2019
AUTHOR: Medical brief

The rights of migrants to healthcare are not absolute, writes Prof Narnia Bohle-Muller, in Daily Maverick. There are exceptions and international human rights law allows states to treat citizens and non-citizens differently if the difference in treatment serves a legitimate state objective.

Professor Narnia Bohle-Muller, executive director of democracy, governance and service delivery at the Human Sciences Research Council and adjunct professor of law at the University of Fort Hare writes in the Daily Maverick:

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