What the doctor ordered: E Cape to get new medical school
Nelson Mandela University medical school, the 10th in SA, is sorely needed amid a severe doctor shortage
The health ministry has given the go-ahead for the establishment of SA’s second post-apartheid medical school, at Nelson Mandela University (NMU) in Port Elizabeth.
Its predecessor is at the University of Limpopo.
Two months ago, then health minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi issued the much-awaited letter granting approval for NMU to establish the 10th medical school in the country...