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Dirty laundry abandoned in hospital corridors in Port Elizabeth. Pictures:  Lubabalo Ngcukana/City Press
Dirty laundry abandoned in hospital corridors in Port Elizabeth. Pictures: Lubabalo Ngcukana/City Press

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An oversight visit to some Eastern Cape health facilities reveals that a lot still has to be done to avert disaster, writes Lubabalo Ngcukana

A bath is used to store water. It’s filled up whenever there is supply and then staff members use a small bucket to scoop some out to flush toilets and wash their hands.

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