The Gauteng Department of Health is trying to fill more than a dozen senior management positions in hospitals across the province. The vacancies come after several managers were removed due to issues including corruption and mismanagement.
The recent corruption into personal protective equipment tenders brought into sharp focus corruption in the health department. A look further into the department’s leadership reveals a disturbing legacy of corruption and mismanagement.
Deborah Birx, a member of President’s Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR), told the 23rd International AIDS conference that despite the Covid-19 pandemic, they have continued to achieve most of their HIV sustainable development goals set for 2020.