By International Correspondent

South Africa is currently facing shortage of medical doctor, a predicament that will affect the health sector of the country.

Currently, it is reported that the medical professionals are fewer than one doctor to treat 1000 patients.

According to News24 @news24 on tweeter, this was revealed by SA’s Health Minister Joe Phaahla during question and answer segment in the Parliament.

“South Africa has a critical shortage of doctors, with fewer than one doctor to treat 1 000 patients. This was confirmed by the national health minister Joe Phaahla in an answer to a parliamentary question from the Democratic Alliance. | @WitnessKZN “