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Covid-19: Limpopo health services has no budget, healthcare workers buckling

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The Limpopo Health Department is in need of urgent funding.
The Limpopo Health Department is in need of urgent funding.
PHOTO: Michele Spartari, AFP

Budget cuts in Limpopo and the "surrender" of Covid-19 budget allocations to National Treasury have left the provincial health department with "virtually no budget to speak of".

"Planning has been restrained by the lack of funding and the department is unable to manoeuvre with the changing Covid-19 situation and associated needs."

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