Makgato, a healthy dose to ailing system

The Minister of Health, Dorcas Makgato, made a refreshing promise last week when she stated that 100 percent availability of drugs is possible in Government hospitals.

Her assurance came at a time when Princess Marina Hospital is in the news for all the wrong reasons. The hospital is facing serious shortage of staff and equipment, and patients are forced to sleep on the floor.

Some who are lucky to secure beds, hardly make it back to their homes alive. It is indeed a good thing to see a minister with the energy and enthusiasm to resolve health problems in the country. This is despite the fact that she has no background in the field of medicine.

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