KZN to continue funding hospital

2013-05-30 20:45

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Durban - The KwaZulu-Natal health department will continue funding Pongola Hospital in the Zululand district, spokesperson Sam Mkhwanazi said on Thursday.

Mkhwanazi said Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo announced that the department of health would fund Pongola Hospital to the amount of R2.3m for one year only (2013/14 financial year).

In March, Mkhwanazi said the state-funded hospital's application for money was turned down because the department's coffers were empty.

He said the decision to continue funding the hospital was made after Dhlomo met with concerned parties and residents.

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