Alex Japho Matlala
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13 Jul 2021
5:51 am

Ramathuba recruits nursing students to fast-track vaccinations

Alex Japho Matlala

Yesterday, the MEC marched to her home region of Vhembe where she recruited 84 nursing students from the University of Venda to join the thousands of health workers currently vaccinating people in the province’s five regions.

Picture: Gallo Images/Brenton Geach

Limpopo MEC for health Phophi Ramathuba is going all out fighting the spread of the coronavirus in agricultural rural Limpopo. The MEC has embarked on an aggressive recruitment drive for vaccinators who would work hand-in-glove with the provincial department of health to vaccinate the more than 5.8 million population in the area. Yesterday, the MEC marched to her home region of Vhembe where she recruited 84 nursing students from the University of Venda to join the thousands of health workers currently vaccinating people in the province’s five regions. “This is part of government’s plan to expand the pool of our...

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