COVID-19 committee on social change launched

COVID-19 committee on social change launched

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says there's a new committee in charge of changing people's behaviour and attitudes toward COVID-19.

Zweli Mkhize

The Multi-sectoral Ministerial Advisory Committee on Social Change was launched on Tuesday. 

It's chaired by the SA Council of Churches' general secretary - Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana - who'll offer advice on social and cultural interventions. 

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In a meeting online, Mkhize says social change can only be achieved when the country unifies to fight the global pandemic. 

"It is no longer going to be about what the government has said and done. It is no longer going to be about anyone else but you the individual.

"Therefore, this committee that we are setting up is going to help to guide the same government on how their programmes should be, so that they are able to assist as we deal with community response on the ground." 

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