BARBERTON – The Mpumalanga Department of Health has released a statement confirming that it will investigate the death of a three-year-old toddler at M’Africa Clinic on Tuesday.
It is alleged that the baby died at the clinic after waiting for an ambulance for more than three hours. It is also alleged that the child arrived at the clinic while in a life threatening condition and was not promptly attended to.
“MEC for Health, Sasekani Manzini has called for an urgent intervention on the matter by conducting an immediate investigation to determine what happened. This is a sad matter where a child’s life has been lost. We need to get to the bottom of the matter to determine what exactly happened on the day,” read the statement.
The MEC added that the family will be kept informed of all the developments in the matter. This is a developing story Mpumalanga Mirror will publish new development as soon as they’re available.