Busi Nyembezi, the newly appointed KwaZulu-Natal health department head, intends to work at retaining qualified medical staff in the province. Nyembezi takes over from Ronald Green-Thompson, who retired as superintendent-general in December.
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A further 115 cases of cholera were reported in KwaZulu-Natal by midday on 11/10 and a total of 22 deaths recorded since the outbreak of the disease.