Ten hospitals sacrificed in NDP 10
The government has postponed the construction of 10 new hospitals under the new national development plan that starts next month. The decision has been taken due to budget constraints, Health Minister, Lesego Motsumi told Parliament on Monday.
The hospitals were to be built in Moshupa, Tonota, Mabutsane, Lerala, Mmathubudukwane and Letlhakeng under the soon-to-start National Development Plan (NDP) 10.
Other health projects that were planned for the NDP 10 and have been postponed include the upgrading of hospitals in Tutume, Bobonong, Letlhakane and Mochudi.
Motsumi said government intends to upgrade existing clinics in the affected areas and provide the necessary human resources and medical equipment to improve health care service delivery.
She said the relevant stakeholders will be consulted about the [continue reading]