24a2eced38c94306a45744690c1ec8d6As the country’s beleaguered healthcare sector battles to get a grip of the Covid-19 coronavirus epidemic and ramps up its bed and equipment capacity, corruption might be its very undoing.

This is according to a new report released on Wednesday by anti-corruption and civil rights organisation, Corruption Watch, titled X-ray The Critical State of the Health Sector.

The report, authored by Melusi Ncala, a researcher at the organisation, highlights almost 700 whistle-blower accounts received between 2012 and the end of last year…..more

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Professor Moosa is a family physician in Soweto, Johannesburg. His interests are family medicine, community-oriented primary health care, and health management.