Urgently Beef Up Security At Health Facilities!

Violent crimes at government health facilities such as clinics seem to be increasing, as thieves and rapists continue to make such places their hunting grounds. Despite growing dangers faced by those who provide health services at clinics and hospitals, government seems to be too slow to deal with the matter decisively.

Last year, many were left shocked, after a female nurse was brutally raped while on duty at Extension II Clinic, in Gaborone. That was not the only incident as; yet another nurse was reportedly attacked in Palapye, and one at Mafitlhakgosi Clinic in Tlokweng.

These are just a few incidents, which reflect, to a greater extent the dangers that stalk government health services providers, especially nurses, doctors, and pharmacists who work night shifts.

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