Death and Dying in the Eastern Cape
Released by public interest organization Section27 and the Treatment Action Campaign, the report details the state of Eastern Cape public health services.
The report includes case studies as well as opinion pieces that detail problems such as shortages of medicines and basic equipment at the province’s health facilities. The report also details instances of poor patient care. The publication has been endorsed by a coalition of civil society groups, medical associations as well as unions under the banner of the Eastern Cape Health Crisis Coalition. The coalition was formed in May 2013.
To download a copy of the report and the related memorandum, go to www.echealthcrisis.org