Residents of Jouberton in Klerksdorp, North West, have called on the Health Department to open a multi-million rand community healthcare centre, built in their area three years ago.
NUM says an independent forensic investigation should be conducted at the Tau Lekoa Gold Mine in Orkney near Klerksdorp in the North West, where four mine workers died following a rockfall on Friday.
Three bodies of the four people trapped at the Tau Lekoa mine shaft have been recovered.
Tau Lekoa mine management near Klerksdrop in the North West says they are still working to extract the remaining four workers trapped underground.
The North West provincial Health Department has attributed a high prevalence of people living with HIV in the Klerksdorp area to the influx of people from across the country and neighbouring countries who flocked to the area during the 1980’s seeking employment.