Tracy Lee Stark
Photographer and Multimedia Producer
1 minute read
21 Apr 2022
11:42 am

Watch: Thato’s fight for her life

Tracy Lee Stark

Thato Moncho who has breast cancer also has to battle with the ailing Gauteng public health system.

Thato Moncho has breast cancer. Image: Screengrab

The Gauteng public health system is in a crisis.

Cancer patients often die while waiting months for urgent treatment.

There have been numerous allegations of staff mistreating patients, even tying a patient to a bench.

Health workers themselves complain that the load is too much and that the province’s health leadership is missing in action.

This article first appeared on GroundUp. Read the original here.