Wits University and the Gauteng Department of Health have committed to greater co-operation to address health care challenges in the province. Qedani Mahlangu, MEC for Health and Wits Vice-Chancellor Professor Adam Habib signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Tuesday, 10 May 2016. At the signing, Habib praised the manner in which the national government and the Gauteng and Limpopo provincial governments worked with Wits to deal with the recent tragedy in which the seven students from the University loss their lives, and believes this collaboration could mean great things for Gauteng residents. The VC noted that the injured students involved in the tragedy were transported to the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital within 24 hours and had access to specialist services because government “came together in an incredible way.” – See more at: http://www.wits.ac.za/news/latest-news/general-news/2016/2016-05/gp-health-department-and-wits-sign-mou.html#sthash.iZXBO57t.dpuf