Backing for Motsoaledi tender plan

2012-10-16 21:57
Aaron Motsoaledi (Picture: Sapa)

Aaron Motsoaledi (Picture: Sapa)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Johannesburg - The Inkatha Freedom Party has welcomed plans by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi to cut down the number of tenders in his department.

"The IFP is pleased that the minister has finally seen that tenders are nothing but a problem to public health and to people who are relying on public health services," IFP health spokesperson Hilda Msweli said on Tuesday.

She said the decision would make a difference, as the department would start to do things in-house.

"It will save a lot of money and workers will be pleased to work under the department instead of working under a certain individual," Msweli said.

The Sowetan newspaper quoted Motsoaledi on Tuesday as saying tenders were destroying the public health system.

"The replacement of the health care system with a tender-care system has destroyed our public health system in this country, and it needs to be reversed," Motsoaledi said.

Msweli said having the department as the sole responsible figure would help its accountability.

"It will... be good for the public to know who is to blame when things go wrong, instead of having people pointing fingers at each other," she said.

- SAPA

Read more on:    ifp  |  aaron motsoaledi  |  health  |  tenders  |  government spending
NEXT ON NEWS24X

SHARE:

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
8 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Inside News24

 
/Movies
 
Traffic
Lottery
 
  • Wednesday Hout Bay - 18:19 PM
    Road name: Chapmans Peak Drive
    WEDNESDAYS - ROAD CLOSED between 10am and 3pm for Alien Vegetation Clearing - every Wednesday - weather permitting
  • Wednesday Nyanga - 18:19 PM
    Road name: Duinefontein Road
    PROTEST ACTION and STONE THROWING at The Downs
 
More traffic reports...
 

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Jobs in Western Cape region

Analyst Developer

Cape Town CBD
Mpumalanga Personnel & Training Consultants

Sales Manager

Cape Town Northern Suburbs
Headcount Personnel
R600 000 Per Year

Portfolio Administrator

Cape Town
Corporate Placements

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown. Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Up to 60% off - clearance sale!

Save up to 60% on appliances, books, electronics, toys, movies and more. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Deal of the Week!

Get bestselling John Green novels now just R99 each! Hurry and get yours while stocks last. Shop here.

Mind blowing deals on beauty & fragrances

Save up to 30% off beauty and fragrances. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Up to 50% off hair care products!

Save up to 50% on professional hair care products at kalahari.com. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

30% off academic books

Score a mind blowing 30% off academic books! Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

BlackBerry Curve 9360

The BlackBerry Curve 9360 smartphone comes preloaded with Blackberry OS7...

From R1455.00

I'm shopping for:

Horoscopes
Aquarius
Aquarius

It is always easier to look out and see what needs changing. Looking in is a lot harder... Today you may need to look at what...read more

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.








Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.