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Eastern Cape Health Budget Cuts

26 January 2012, 11:27

It is shocking that Eastern Cape Health is being dealt yet another blow.  Health services there (and I speak from experience) are appalling and patients flock daily (and this is no exageration) to the Western Cape for better health care.

According to the article, there is complete over-expenditure and my question is, on what??? Where is all the money going?  What they need is better fund management and utilisation - not for their resources to be curtailed further.

I wonder who actually makes these decisions and how far removed from ground level they are? Without a doubt Eastern Cape health is in dire trouble and this needs to be adressed.  It's also laying a really heavy burden on the Western Cape and no extra funds are being allocated to compensate for this. 

I am also curious how NHI is going to succeed (in general) but particularly in that province?  Our health system is heading for disaster and let's face it, with the highest HIV incidence in the world, we can ill afford it!
 

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