The FF Plus foresees difficult times ahead for our country’s health sector after Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, former MEC for Health in KwaZulu-Natal, was elected as chairperson of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee for Health during the Committee’s first meeting.
Dr Dhlomo’s departure from the position of MEC in KwaZulu-Natal earlier this year was welcomed by opposition parties. While in office, he seemed to move from one crisis to the next. His “Make Me Look Like A Hospital” programme failed and he blamed the hospital management when it could not be implemented.
The programme was aimed at giving the public and hospital staff a voice so as to improve hospitals.
Dr Dhlomo is also known as the one responsible for the collapse of KwaZulu-Natal’s health care services. According to reports, hospitals were dirty and did not have the basic linen. On top of that, people died under strange circumstances in these hospitals.
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