Gauteng premier promises two hospitals but has no budget

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Gauteng premier promises two hospitals but has no budget

The sites have been earmarked, but the provincial government has neither plans nor a budget for construction

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Gauteng premier David Makhura’s promise of building  two new hospitals in Hammanskraal and Soshanguve to alleviate pressure on the disgraced Jubilee and Dr George Mukhari hospitals may still be a long way off.

The provincial government seemingly has no budget for the construction of these much-needed facilities any time soon.

Makhura’s spokesperson, Vuyo Mhaga, and provincial health  spokesperson Kwara Kekana revealed that even though a site for the new Jubilee Hospital has been identified, there is no allocation on the Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) 2019/2020...

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