Health MEC takes role models to school where 36 learners fell pregnant

Health MEC takes role models to school where 36 learners fell pregnant

- MEC for Health in Limpopo, Dr Phophi Ramathuba, paid a special visit to the infamous school where 36 pupils fell pregnant in 2018

- Not everyone was impressed with the strategy and made their voices heard via social media

- Dr Ramathuba hit back explaining the rationale behind the decision

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Dr Phophi Ramathuba shared a tweet which revealed her recent visit to Mukhwatheli School in Vhembe.

The MEC for Health in Limpopo paid a special visit to the school in light of the 36 pupils who fell pregnant last year.

Various role models accompanied Dr Ramathuba in the hope of motivating the students.

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Some sections of social media welcomed the initiative, proposing inspiration rather than condemnation.

It is hoped that the gesture will expose learners to the various possibilities as various healthcare professionals were in attendance as well.

Briefly.co.za quickly gathered that some disagreed with the strategy and vented their frustration.

Some of the comments were quite scathing but Dr Ramathuba’s response was swift and emphatic.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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