Makgato, Mokaila meet as water crisis rocks health sector

Minister Dorcas Makgato PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Minister Dorcas Makgato PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The spiralling water crisis in Greater Gaborone has had the Ministry of Health (MoH) scurrying to procure storage and drill boreholes to avoid a potential hygiene and health disaster in the country’s public health sector.

Health minister, Dorcas Makgato has engaged her counterpart at Minerals, Water and Energy Resources, Kitso Mokaila to find alternative water sources.

Yesterday, Makgato told journalists that various interventions were being put in place on a short and long term basis to protect the health sector from the water crisis.

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