1338 baby deaths at Bara Hospital

More than 400 babies die every year during birth at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, but it is claimed that no negligence was involved in these deaths or in babies who became brain damaged after birth. This is revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa in a written reply to…

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R1.169 million paid to suspended Esidimeni officials

Two senior officials implicated in the transfers that led to the deaths of more than 100 Esidimeni patients have received R1.169 million while suspended on full pay, while six other involved officials are still working for the Gauteng Health Department. This is disclosed by Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa in…

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Gauteng Premier slips in key areas

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has failed to achieve key targets concerning youth employment, township procurement and disciplining of corrupt officials. This was disclosed in an analysis of the Premier’s Office First Quarterly Report at a meeting last week Friday of the Oversight Committee on the Premier’s Office and Legislature (OCPOL)…

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