JOHANNESBURG - The Gauteng department of health in partnership with health NGO Right to Care will launch a world class primary health clinic in Johannesburg's Cosmo City on Wednesday.
With a population of 70 000 and still growing, Cosmo City has just one container clinic which can accommodate only 4 000 patients a month, leaving a gap for patients to get the medical care they need.
Right to Care plans to support the health department provide fee-for-service primary healthcare services in under-serviced communities.
"Patients will pay only R350 including a consultation with a doctor or a nurse including tests and medication. Those not on medical aid must go to the closest public hospitals which are a 30-minute drive or taxi ride away," the NGO said.
This will allow people living in and around Cosmo City to have easily accessible and affordable healthcare.