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18 November 2011

Shortage of medicines in Eastern Cape

The health of hundreds of patients living in the Chris Hani District municipal area, Eastern Cape, is being put at risk by a severe shortage of medication, according to a report.

The health of hundreds of patients living in the Chris Hani District municipal area, Eastern Cape, is being put at risk by a severe shortage of medication, according to a report.

We don't have blood pressure drugs and if patients don't get them, their hearts enlarge and that can lead to complications and even heart failure. I know patients who are on their deathbeds because of this.

 

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