Honourable President, we fought side by side to bring down Apartheid. Now the enemy we face is no longer outside of our ranks, but here among us. We must purge our ranks of those who are corrupt or who lack commitment to the Constitution and good democratic governance. This may not be easy, but it is what good leadership requires. By ANELE YAWA, General Secretary of the TAC.
Honourable President Zuma,
I write to you in my capacity as the General Secretary of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC). I represent the interests of TAC’s 182 branches across the country and the many poor people who turn to us for help every day. The vast majority of our members are poor and dependent on the public healthcare system. While TAC is not aligned to any political party, we know that many of our members would have voted for you.
Honourable President, our people are suffering. In many provinces the public healthcare system is falling apart. Many clinics are running out of medicines, ambulances come late or not at all, many of the clinic and hospital buildings are falling apart, and we don’t have enough nurses and doctors. The reality we see…
Source : Daily Maverick