WATCH: An unhealthy budget? Doctor speaks out

Finance Minister Tito will release his Budget on Wednesday and it seems the health care system needs some 'intensive care'. eNCA reporter Malungelo Booi spoke to a doctor, who's worked in public healthcare for years. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG – Ahead of his maiden budget speech on Wednesday, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is facing all kinds of pressure.

However, it seems the health care system needs some 'intensive care'.

The public healthcare system caters for 45 million people, according to 2017 figures from StatsSA.

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It is a sector that is heavily criticised.

eNCA reporter Malungelo Booi spoke to a doctor, who's worked in public healthcare for years.

The doctor has requested that his identity be protected.

Watch the video above.

 

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eNCA