3 minute read
29 Apr 2020
Cuban doctors ‘cost R440m’, while local ones sit without work
Government has come under fire for the employment – at an alleged cost of R440 million – of Cuban doctors to deal with the Covid-19 outbreak when many medical graduates in South Africa are unable to secure work.
More than 200 Cuban health professionals touched down in South Africa in the early hours of Monday morning, 27 April 2020. Image: Facebook/Presidency of the Republic of South Africa