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South Africa’s DOCTORS DECRY INTIMIDATION, VICTIMISATION OF HEALTHCARE WORKERS

By Bernadette Wicks 

 

Last month, pediatrician Dr Tim de Maayer spoke out about the “horrendous” conditions in the country’s public hospitals.

JOHANNESBURG – The convener of the Progressive Health Forum Dr Aslam Dasoo said the internal mechanisms meant to deal with the problems in South Africa’s healthcare system clearly don’t work.

Last month, pediatrician Dr Tim de Maayer spoke out about the “horrendous” conditions in the country’s public hospitals.

He was later suspended from his job at the Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital before a public outcry swiftly prompted his reinstatement.

Senior health officials from across the country have since rallied behind de Maayer and last month 145 of them wrote to Gauteng premier David Makhura and health minister Joe Phaahla under the banner of the ‘I am’ movement.

 

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