COVID-19: SAMA says ECape needs urgent intervention

The South African Medical Association says the Eastern Cape's health department needs urgent intervention. #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The South African Medical Association (SAMA) says the Eastern Cape needs urgent intervention.

SAMA says it is alarmed at the severe lack of leadership in the province.

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According to the association, there are no permanently employed leaders in all critical posts. 

It says this compromises the delivery of healthcare to the province.

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SAMA's vice-chairperson, Mvuyisi Mzukwa says it was a grave mistake to allow alcohol during a pandemic.

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has expressed concern over the recent COVID-19 outbreaks in the province.

For more, watch the interview above.

Source
eNCA

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