Health minister admitted to hospital

2013-08-13 14:45
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi. (Picture: Werner Beukes, Sapa)

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi. (Picture: Werner Beukes, Sapa)

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Pretoria - Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi was admitted to the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria on Tuesday, his ministry said.

"Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has this morning [Tuesday] checked into Steve Biko Academic Hospital for a surgical procedure and is likely to be out-of-office for at least a week," health ministry spokesperson Joe Maila said.

Deputy Health Minister Gwen Ramokgopa wished Motsoaledi a speedy recovery.

"All of us wish you well minister, and a speedy recovery. It is our wish that you recover soon," she said.

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