We made the point in our gender equality post that political equality was worth nothing if you die early from poverty and ignorance.
Just how serious the situation is, particularly for our rural women, is brought home by this alarming report in the M & G on-line about maternal mortality in Mpumalanga hospitals.
The Direct Democracy Forum have comprehensive health care policies that will broaden access to health care throughout the land and institutions and practitioners who failed to provide appropriate and effective health care for their patients will not be allowed to continue their practices, while institutions and practitioners who did provide such care would flourish and prosper. DDF health care policies will provide affordable and quality health care for everyone in South Africa, irrespective of their wealth or lack of it, or their position in society.
The buck stops at the ballot box.