South Africa: In-Depth - Millions Spent On Security At Gauteng Health Facilities but Concerns Remain

[spotlight] The Gauteng Department of Health annually spends millions on security at its health facilities based on contracts that expired in 2016 and that since have been extended from month to month. Yet, theft, vandalism, and reports of healthcare workers held at gunpoint and who work in fear continue. Despite this, the department insists that spending on security is not wasteful and "the business case for security remains robust".
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