It is unclear whether South Africa is bankrupt and whether the corruption is increasing so much that hundreds of graduates sit at home after the country’s Department of Health’s budget does not seem to cater for placement in public facilities.
Graduates are required to continue to work for a year “just to please the state” after graduating.
The community service, of which more than 1,400 are medical graduates, is paid by the state, but it appears that there is no budget or money available, and now they are at home waiting for answers.
Some of the medical staff are paid by the US Presidential Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (Pepfar) and the rest by the ANC’s ineffective government.
The government’s mandatory community service for graduate medical students aims to help combat the huge HIV problem while the masses continue to promote Aids with immorality.
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