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The last cancer specialist or oncologist in the public healthcare sector in South Africa’s city of Durban has quit, South African media are reporting.
Doctors there argue that they are unable to continue working because medical equipment is in a defective state , the eNCA reports
A 69-year-old man who was in need of urgent cancer treatment died last week at the Albert Luthuli Central Hospital prompting the specialist to leave during the crisis, IOL is reporting.
However Sibongiseni Dhlomo, a member of the executive council of KwaZulu-Natal Province’s Health department, says the situation is being monitored to ensure that cancer patients receive the required treatment.
Three doctors from the private sector say they will help where they can, the eNCA addsSource: BBC