UB teaching hospital must run independently

School of medicine
School of medicine

The Ministry of Health has this week been encouraged to grant the University of Botswana (UB) teaching hospital absolute autonomy in order to get the best value out of the facility.

Bonnington South Member of Parliament (MP), Ndaba Gaolathe, made this plea at the opening of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) sessions on Tuesday. 

Gaolathe said for the facility to run efficiently and live up to its mandate, experts have to be allowed to run the show without too much interference.

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