- The ANC shared a social media post calling on voters to support them as they ramp up efforts to increase the number of medical professionals
- The strategy seemed to open up a can of worms as many social media users slammed the party for the current state of the healthcare industry
- South Africans cited that doctors and nurses can go jobless for lengthy spells and that medical funding has been lost due to corruption
The African National Congress (ANC) shared a tweet which called on South Africans to vote for the political party.
The tweet stated that a vote for the ANC is a vote to drastically increase the number of doctors & nurses to meet the needs of our people.
However, South Africans were having none of it and hundreds responded with aggression.
Many of the complaints were linked to the fact that many doctors and nurses remain jobless for lengthy spells.
The government’s proposed roll-out of the NHI was also criticised.
Aside from the inefficient job placement of young medical professionals, some also mentioned the fact that large numbers are leaving the country for greener pastures.
South Africans also slammed the ANC for the mediocre service delivery at public hospitals.
Briefly.co.za gathered that ANC officials were partying up a storm on Wednesday.
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