Warring Zithulele Hospital leaders transferred
/ 28 July 2022

Warring Zithulele Hospital leaders transferred

This comes after recent protests by local residents demanding that the hospital’s new chief executive step down

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/ 12 September 2007

Patients pay price in ailing health system

Samson Mashaba struggles to retain his sense of humour as he waits to see his doctor. ”If you’re unlucky, you’ll die standing here,” says the 69-year-old as he surveys the queue ahead of him at a rural hospital in Mpumalanga. While South Africa may boast some of the finest hospitals on the continent in cities like Johannesburg and Cape Town, rural healthcare is dogged by a lack of cash, personnel and facilities.