27 000 critical skills shortages in health sector
22 June 2022
Note to Editors: Please find attached soundbite by Haseena Ismail MP.
In answer to a parliamentary question from the DA, the Minister of Health, Dr Joe Phaahla, has revealed that the South African health sector has a critical skills shortage of more than 27 000.
The DA will request that Minister Phaahla appear before the parliamentary portfolio committee on health as matter of urgency to reveal his plan to fill these critical posts.
We will also submit follow-up parliamentary questions regarding: