R54m spent on TB hospital that developers want demolished

Critical Hospital R54 million has recently been spent on the Sizwe Tropical Diseases Hospital that developers of a proposed massive housing scheme in the area want to demolish. This information is disclosed by Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu in a written reply to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature. The…

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Bara babies died because of overcrowding

Chris Hani Baragwanath

Overcrowding Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu has acknowledged that 13 babies died last year at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital from Klebsiella infection and that overcrowding was a contributing factor. She said this today in the Gauteng Legislature in response to my oral questions on this matter. According to Mahlangu,…

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Stoffel Park should be upgraded not dismantled

Jack Bloom DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Health

  The Stoffel Park informal settlement in Mamelodi East should be upgraded rather than dismantled. I was shocked to see on my visit there yesterday the empty spaces where shacks had been destroyed and more than two thousand people brutally removed to Pienaarspoort earlier this year. I first visited Stoffel…

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