mental health

[LISTEN] Health MEC: '#LifeEsidimeni families' voices were muffled’

New Gauteng health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa speaks about the Life Esidimeni tragedy that claimed the lives of at least 94 mental health patients.


#LifeEsidimeni: Patients still missing after deadly move from state care

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

Gauteng health department hopes to avoid legal battle as more bodies are discovered.


#SONA2017: Mbete refuses moment of silence for 94 dead mental health patients

Mia Malan

Key players say the culture of government created by Jacob Zuma allowed the deaths of 94 health patients.


Health MEC quits as patient death tally almost triples

Mia Malan

Almost 100 Gauteng mental health patients died after MEC Qedani Mahlangu's disastrous decision, the health ombud has found.


Little hope for the forgotten people of Sierra Leone

Despite many desperately needing psychiatric treatment, not much is available for those living in the war-torn country.