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Mediclinic News : SOUTH AFRICA IS FACING A HEALTHCARE WORKER CRISIS – THOUSANDS MORE NURSES WILL BE NEEDED

Title

SOUTH AFRICA IS FACING A HEALTHCARE WORKER CRISIS – THOUSANDS MORE NURSES WILL BE NEEDED

Date

2020-09-25

Link

https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-09-24-south-africa-is-facing-a-healthcare-worker-crisis-thousands-more-nurses-will-be-needed/

News Description

DAILY MAVERICK Many healthcare workers are rightly identified as heroes of South Africa’s Covid-19 response. Yet, these same workers are given very little support in the public healthcare system, something that may get worse as staff shortages become more acute in the coming years. Kathryn Cleary investigates. Healthcare workers on the frontlines face many challenges, including a lack of personal protective equipment (PPE), essential medicines and, at times, poor leadership and governance.
Created at 2020/09/29 09:10 AM by Mediclinic
Last modified at 2020/09/29 09:10 AM by Mediclinic