The country’s health system is in a crisis, according to President Cyril Ramaphosa.

He has confirmed fears expressed by experts, activists and unions that the system has collapsed and contradicted Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi’s strong opposition to the sentiment.

On Tuesday, Motsoaledi said government health services were not falling apart as criticism against his leadership grew, with union federation Cosatu calling on Ramaphosa to fire him. ….more

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