Breaching the chasm between what’s law and what’s done …
National and provincial health departments are failing dismally when it comes meeting the minimum standards required of them by the Constitution, lacking precise plans to give effect to policy and legislation. They are also treacle-slow in passing laws vital to help them contain virulent diseases such as multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.
Chris Bateman, HMPG, South Africa
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Date published: 2014-08-19
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