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gunThe Citizen reports that the Mpumalanga government has decided to deploy armed guards at all provincial hospitals and public healthcare centres.  

The Ridge Times reports that these facilities include the provincial hospitals in Bethal and Evander, as well as the local clinics.  This decision was made after a number of robberies took place at various health facilities over the past few months.  The MECs for health, finance and community safety recently held a meeting to conduct a security situational analysis in respect of all the health facilities.  The meeting resolved that armed guards would be deployed with immediate effect to ensure the safety of patients, doctors and nurses, and others.

  • Read this report by Arisja Misselhorn in full at The Citizen


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