An open letter from 73 doctors in the North West on the ongoing health crisis in the province


Currently there is a crisis in the provision of health care in the North West Province. This is a result of action taken by various groups who are angered by chronically unresolved issues which resulted in violence and closure of health care facilities. The crisis that began in the health sector has rapidly spread including calls for the resignation of the Premier. Some of the violence has led to opportunistic attacks on innocent individuals and private businesses particularly foreign owned. These issues have gone beyond health care issues.

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‘This could be worse than Life Esidimeni’ – Doctors on North West health crisis