#PODCAST: Over 600 HIV medical research jobs hang in the balance as a U.S agency cuts millions in local funding

SABC News and Current Affairs — By Newsbreak Producer Taliesha Naidoo - Over 600 employees from KwaZulu-Natal-based research programme - Maternal Adolescent and Child Health Systems (MatCH) could lose their jobs by September. This is according to Director of MatCH - Professor Jerry Coovadia. MatCH is a community based primary health-care programme, funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Professor Coovadia says USAID are allegedly planning to stop millions of rands in funding without giving any solid reasons...