# The Health and Allied Workers Indaba Trade Union has criticised the government for its lack of urgency in resolving the public healthcare sector’s unemployment crisis. HAITU called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to urgently address healthcare’s declining state. HAITU demands prioritizing healthcare funding over ailing state-owned entities like Eskom and Transnet. General secretary Lerato Mthunzi further highlighted the absence of a budget to hire medical graduates, leaving over 800 qualified doctors unemployed amid public hospital staff shortages.
Union criticises government for lack of urgency in resolving healthcare sector’s unemployment crisis