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limpopo thumb100 SABC News reports that the contracts of community service pharmacists, intern-nurses and other professionals in the Limpopo Department of Health will not be renewed when they expire at the end of the month.  

The department informed workers last month that their 12-month contracts would not be renewed due to budgetary constraints.  Provincial chairperson of the SA Association of Hospital and Institutional Pharmacists (SAAHIP), Nhlanhla Mafarafara, indicated that the department had failed to set aside a budget for its bursary holders.  The health MEC, Phophi Ramathuba, said there were plans to engage with labour and national treasury regarding the possible re-appointment of the affected workers.

  • Read the original report by Katlego Nyoni in full at SABC News

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