MEC of Health, Nomafrench
Mbombo went to the University of Cape Town’s medical student volunteer
programme over the weekend.
The programme, that is free of
charge, provides primary care to Mannenberg residents who are unable to go to
healthcare facilities during the week.
Spokesperson to MEC Mbombo,
Coleen Smart said, it’s essential for us in government that we expand our
opportunities for as many as young people as possible so that they can access quality
education and training specifically in the health field.
Smart said “this is one of the
departments key strategic priorities that we broadening the base and increasing
the number of medical students in the Western Cape”.
“For that reason, we are
investing over 79 million during this current financial year on bursaries for
all health fine students” she said.
Labels: 79 million worth of bursaries availed by WC Health department