SA Health Ministry Revising Public Healthcare Doctor Ratio

Publication Date:
9 January 2013
South Africa, Health and Medicine, Pregnancy and Childbirth

It has been a bad start to the year for the department of health in Limpopo. Earlier this week four babies died at Limpopo's hospital, George Masebe. Although this could have been prevented, there was not only a shortage of doctors, the entire management team was on leave at the time of the deaths. However, the ministry of health says those responsible will have to face to face the music.


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