n South African Medical Journal - Corruption-breeding political patronage an albatross - former E-Cape health chief - izindaba

Volume 103 Number 11
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



As long as political parties decide who represents us, corruption-breeding patronage will persist - as is best illustrated by the Eastern Cape's virtually collapsed healthcare delivery system. For provinces which mainly incorporated rural apartheid 'homelands' into their administrations, another albatross around their necks is the historical lack of restitution via pure per-capita-based budget allocations from central government.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error