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New health centre in PTA receives major financial boost

There are 20 clinics across the country, with each one servicing up to around 50 patients a day.

Unjani Clinics NPC is a primary healthcare service that seeks to empower black female nurses as business owners. Picture: Monique Mortlock/EWN.

PRETORIA - A new healthcare initiative that could drastically reduce South Africa's over-burdened government-run institutions has received a major boost.

Today, Unjani Clinics NPC, a primary healthcare service that seeks to empower black female nurses as business owners, launched its partnership with one of the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies.

Patricia Mbatsha owns and runs this Unjani Clinic, situated in the heart of the community, and provides primary healthcare services at a rate of between R150 to R180 per consultation, including medication.

Today, she took the media on a tour around the newest Unjani Clinic in Atteridgeville, Pretoria, which was built last month.

There are 20 clinics across the country, with each one servicing up to around 50 patients a day.

Johnson & Johnson today announced they would be partnering with Unjani Clinics NPC to give it a much-needed financial and resource boost.

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