The country can't produce its own paediatric heart surgeons. But that may be beginning to change, starting in Cape Town.
The newly-appointed Gauteng health MEC confirmed that five people were injured when a section of the hospital’s roof collapsed.
Emergency services say three more people may still be buried in the rubble.
Claims of corpses being sold at the Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital in Johannesburg are being investigated, says the Gauteng health department.
Nurses and doctors are 'forced' to treat non-residents, but such care is too often perilous.