Gauteng health crisis: We interview the MEC for Health

Part seven in our video series

By Adel Van Niekerk

5 May 2022

Gauteng MEC for Health Dr Nomathemba Mokgethi describes the problems facing the Gauteng public health system as “pressures” and not a “crisis”. She blames this pressure on the high number of foreign nationals using the system and on Covid.

Above is a shortened, edited version of the interview (thumbnail photo courtesy of The Citizen).

Below is the full unedited interview (thumbnail photo from