The healthcare crisis we don’t see

Disease, Threats

The healthcare crisis we don’t see

Sooner rather than later, the nation must come to terms with the simple fact that our health sector is in a crisis that is far deeper than is visible.

This week, April 7, is World Health Day, and we can expect discussions to be largely focused on the second wave of the Sars-Cov-2 pandemic that has hit the nation. When fighting a war, all thinking and resources are naturally focused on the immediate target. But how well we do in war time is a factor of how well we work and prepare in peace time. Sooner rather than later, the nation must come to terms with the simple fact that our health sector is in a crisis that is far deeper than is visible. The poor suffer because they don’t get healthcare.

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